Rachel Atherton

Rachel Atherton

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Rachel Atherton posted a photo
6 hours ago

Just here working out๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿ™ˆโžก๏ธSWIPE ๐Ÿคฃ @gopro @goprouk always catches my best side ๐Ÿฅต๐Ÿ˜… #reallife #shoulder #trainingmask #niceface

Rachel Atherton posted a video
4 days ago

Iโ€™m always thinking thru race runs when I train - doesnโ€™t make it hurt any less!! โ˜ ๏ธ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ

Rachel Atherton posted a photo
5 days ago

Circuits ๐Ÿ˜†

Rachel Atherton posted a photo
6 days ago

Fort William ๐Ÿ˜โ˜ ๏ธ the biggest Love / Hate relationship there is!
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Whoโ€™s going to the World Cup in 2WEEKS??!!!
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@athertonbikes @conti_mtb @ridecncpts @renthal_cycling ๐Ÿ“ธ@josieowenphotography

Rachel Atherton posted a photo
1 week ago

These boys ๐Ÿ˜ Proud as punch today!! TEAM ๐Ÿคœ
@gee_atherton @charlie_hatton1 @polishedracing @marekufnal @tomlloyd123 ๐Ÿคœ @josieowenphotography ๐Ÿ“ธ

Rachel Atherton posted a video
3 weeks ago

First minute of my World Cup finals run WITH SOUND ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚I totally didnโ€™t mean to post my last GoPro run without the sound on!! #oops epic fail - the crowd is the best bit of a race run!! ๐Ÿ’ฏ๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ“ข๐Ÿ””๐Ÿ””๐Ÿ™ˆ๐Ÿ˜‚
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๐Ÿคœ๐Ÿค› @gopro #hypersmooth #uciworldcup

Rachel Atherton updated their cover photo.
Rachel Atherton updated their cover photo.
3 weeks ago
Rachel Atherton posted a photo
3 weeks ago

Speed - Nerves - Commitment - Memory - Braking - Breathing - Knowledge - Passion. ๐ŸคŸ
All this accumulates in 1 crazy race run for the top step!! World Cup racing pushes bike & body to the absolute limit... what a sport! @svenmartinphoto ๐Ÿ“ธ

Rachel Atherton posted a photo
3 weeks ago

World Cup madness!! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸคŸSuch Close racing, womenโ€™s racing is sick right now impressive speed by all the girls: @marine_cabirou was on fire & @Mobil Riding like a women possessed! ๐ŸคŸ๐ŸคŸ amazing track, loud fans & a lot of hard work put in to get to this race by the whole team! Thanks team! ๐Ÿ˜˜@millejohnset landed 2nd by 0.1 , Gee & Charlie were on good pace but made mistakes in finals - we learnt a lot this weekend! @svenmartinphoto ๐Ÿ“ธ๐Ÿ“ธ

Rachel Atherton posted a video
3 weeks ago

World Cup 1: Maribor!! ๐Ÿ”ฅFirst race on the new @athertonbikes crazy emotions! Iโ€™m really pleased with 2nd, I Was trying for the win for sure! but it was 2nd for me today behind Tahnee, Tracey in 3rd๐ŸคŸSuch a Wild weekend! Track was so fast, huge compressions & wild roots & rocks! 2019 Season is GO! ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐ŸคŸ๐Ÿ”ฅ @gopro @goprouk @uci_mountainbike @redbullbike FULL RUN ON igTV

About
Rachel Atherton
Birthday
12/06/1987
Bio
Rachel, the youngest Atherton at 23 years old has already achieved global status within the sport.

At only 20 years old, Rach became the first British woman to win the Elite Women UCI Downhill World Championship in June 2008 with an unprecendeted winning margin of 12 seconds. The same year she wrapped up the World Cup Series. Since then she has gone on to win numerous UCI Downhill World Cups and Medals at the World Champs, but injuries have prevented her from defending those titles...the game is now on!
Personal interests
Reading, Writing, Climbing, Cooking, Dancing, Being Grumpy, My Moto, My Dog, Writing, Skiing, Hiking, Swimming in Secret Spots, Coffee, Chai Tea, Cycling, Kayaks, Yoga, Architecture and Property Design, Flowers.
Category
Athlete

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4 days ago | 1:43

65,000 spectators! The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships last year were record breaking, the biggest event to crown the best in the world to date.…

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4 months ago

We finally get a first proper look at the brand new bike from Atherton Bikess as Dan, Gee and Rachel announce their team-mates and partner…

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4 months ago

Dan, Gee and Rachel Atherton are excited to announce the launch of their new bike brand, Atherton Bikes. The siblings will partner with renowned suspension…

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4 months ago

After three hugely successful years with Trek Bicycles itโ€™s time for Team Atherton Racing to embark on a new chapter. The Trek Factory Racing DH…

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7 months ago

High-flying mountain bike siblings, Rachel, Dan and Gee Atherton have just confirmed they will be joining Kendal Mountain Festival's legendary Bike Night, presented in partnership…

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8 months ago | 4:2

Check out the Foxhunt frenzy that went down last weekend. Female bikers flocked from all around to take part in this epic event in the…

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8 months ago

Red Bull Foxhunt returns to the hills of Machynlleth, Wales on 29th and 30th September 2018 with recently crowned five-time world champion Rachel Atherton returning…

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8 months ago | 7:27

The most surreal result for the Trek team! It's amazing enough to get three riders on the podium at Worlds, but you know it's a…

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8 months ago | 3:47

Blink and you'll miss it! Rachel Atherton was in the zone when it came to finals this weekend, which made for an incredibly rapid ride.…

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9 months ago | 8:9

A few years ago, Rachel Atherton moved to the small Welsh town of Machynlleth. She fell in love with the land and the peopleโ€”and promptly…

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9 months ago | 3:24

On board with Rach for her 37th World Cup win - sealing her 6th World Cup Overall to break the record! After an injury hit…

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9 months ago | 8:27

Don't miss out on the action of the Atherton Diaries! In this latest instalment, catch up on the madness of Mont-Sainte-Anne after a wild weekend…

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Issue 56

We catch up with Alastair Beckett, bike designer extraordinaire, and responsible for some of the most successful bikes on the race circuit. Alistair talks about bike design, the rise of the high pivot bike and what the future may hold for mountain bikes.

7 months ago
Issue 44

Win a Go Pro Hero 5 Black this issue in our subscriber prize draw!

3 years ago
Issue 43

We've got a GoPro Hero4 Session to give away this issue, be sure to subscribe to be in with a chance of winning!

3 years ago
Issue 39

James Cornford investigates the mental side of riding and finds out how tuning your brain can make you a better rider, with a Sports Psychologist, Team Manager Nigel Page and racer Loic Bruni all getting grilled!

3 years ago
Issue 31

James Cornford talks to the unsung heroes from the World Cup, namely the team managers who ensure it all goes smoothly!

5 years ago
Issue 29

We head to the UCI Downhill World Cup in Pietermaritzburg and get a fistful of surprises while we are there!

5 years ago
Issue 26

Rou Chater hails the dominance of Rachel Atherton this season, one of the stand-out riders from the entire MTB Scene of 2013.

6 years ago
Issue 23

Editor Rou Chater heads to the Saracen BDS Round 1 in Combe Sydenham to see who has been working hard in the off-season.

6 years ago
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