Philip Hindes is no stranger to success on the track but he’s putting that all on the line to try something new.
With two Olympic gold medals around your neck it would be easy to relax into retirement or at the most keep doing what you’ve done in the hope of bagging a golden hat-trick at Tokyo 2020.
With just a month to go until the TISSOT UCI Track World Cup returns to Manchester, excitement is building among home riders preparing to represent Great Britain in front of a partisan crowd.
It isn’t uncommon for most athletes at the pinnacle of their sport to experience a comedown in a post-Olympic year, but for double Olympic gold medallist Philip Hindes, 2017 couldn’t be further from the truth.
From the pressure to not let anyone down, to the expectations of leading from the front, Callum Skinner is prepared to take everything in his stride in the pursuit for further glory.
Sir Chris Hoy has described Philip Hindes as one of the best sprinters in the world and believes the Manchester-based star is capable of winning Olympic gold once again.