Chris Hoy Biography

Chris Hoy or Sir Christopher Hoy was born on the 23rd of March in the year 1976. He was born in Edinburgh in Scotland and is a British professional cyclist and races for Great Britain and Scotland. Chris Hoy has won the World Championship several times and is also an Olympic hero in the sport of cycling. He won in total three gold medals at the Beijing Olympics held in the year 2008. With this tremendous performance, he became Scotland’s most successful athlete at the Olympics. Chris Hoy is also the most successful male cyclist of all time at the Olympics.

The 1982 film E.T the Extra Terrestrial inspired Chris Hoy to cycle. He was then a mere six year old boy. Between the age of seven and fourteen, Chris Hoy raced for BMX and was ranked two in Britain, ninth in the World and seventh in the whole of Europe. He then received a scholarship from Kwik-Fit and Slazenger to compete in the United States and in Europe. Chris Hoy was also into rowing and rugby as a student. The fist cycling club that he ever joined was Dunedin CC in the year 1992. Chris Hoy then started focusing on only track cycling from the year 1994 joining the City of Edinburgh Racing Club. Chris Hoy’s main events included the Team Sprint and the one kilometre Time Trial. It was Team Sprint that brought him his very first World Championship medal. His team came second in the year 1999. The first World Title for his team came in the year 2002 at Copenhagen in the Ballerup Velodrome. He also won the one kilometre time trial that same very year beating Arnaud Tournant. Their main competitors in the recent years have been the team from France.

Chris Hoy was the number one cyclist in the one kilometre Time Trial for many years but stopped taking part in it after it was removed from the Olympic Schedule. Chris Hoy won his first World Title in the year 2002 and then again won it in the years 2004, 2006 and 2007. His first Olympic title came at the 2004 Olympics. After the Kilo was removed from the Olympic Schedule, Chris Hoy started focusing on other aspects of cycling. He started specializing in the Keirin. His first success at this event came at the Manchester round in the year 2007 at the World Cup Classics Series. His form continued to the World Championships where he bagged the gold medal. This showed his true class as he mastered a different new event and won the World Championships. In the year 2007, Chris Hoy attempted to break the World Record for the kilometre. He came very close but fell short by a mere 0.005 seconds.

Chris Hoy did not race at the World Cup Classics Event at Manchester as he chose to commentate with the BBC and sign autographs. He made a comeback at the Revolution 22 event in Manchester in the month of December. He was acknowledged by the crowd with a standing ovation, a gesture truly deserved by one of the most successful cyclists of all time, Chris Hoy.

Chris Hoy receiving his 6th gold medal

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Scotland Depends On Chris Hoy And Andy Murray For Six Nation’s Glory

Even though Andy Murray has won Wimbledon, he is now a great part of Scotland to win the Six Nations glory.

Chris Hoy has also retired from cycling after winning six gold in Olympics but even then, he has become an important member of Vern Cotter’s squad.

Kiwi Cotter paid his respects before the autumn tests started as brought great personalities like Andy Irvine, Sir Ian McGeechan and Jim Telfer to seek advice and thus proved his humility.

The down to earth nature of Kiwi has gotten the attention of players who are in the team only due to his return. It was two years ago that Scotland started playing really poorly and panicked. In the game against Tonga at Pittodrie, they lost focus and also suffered a defeat of 21-15 which was extremely humiliating to coach Andy Robinson. He then resigned. Read more »

Chris Hoy crashing at Goodwood Festival of Speed 2014. Head-on view from Molecombe corner grandstand

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Sir Chris Hoy Crashes GTR!

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Chris Hoy Holds His Baby Son For The First Time

Chris Hoy said that he was very happy to hold his son, Callum, for the first time. The baby was born 11 weeks premature. Sir Hoy said that they weren’t expecting the baby so soon and he also said that the baby is doing well.

Sir Hoy said that the baby’s condition is improving very fast. He said that seeing the baby and holding him is a wonderful experience for them and to be able to bring the baby home would be great. They don’t know yet when they would be able to bring the baby home, they’re hoping that they’ll be able to bring the baby home by Christmas. Sir Hoy said that there couldn’t be a better Christmas present for them than to be able to bring the baby home but he also said that right now, they’re trying to not think much further ahead. Chris Hoy said that the baby is gaining weight and becoming stronger with each passing day and they’re hopeful of bringing the baby home shortly.

He said that holding one’s baby for the first time is an incredible experience and he also said that the situation is actually very stressful. He also said that the couple didn’t know if the baby was a boy or a girl; they were very much delighted to find out that it is a boy. He said that to hold one’s baby for the first time is a marvelous feeling.

Chris Hoy was chosen as Scotland’s national treasure by the public. The poll was held to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the national Lottery. He said that he used to buy lottery tickets occasionally and he also used to sell them. He said that lottery had the biggest impact on his career. He said that he didn’t have to get a job after finishing university because he had the option of making money by selling lottery tickets. He said that if he joined a full time job then he wouldn’t have been able to train as much as he did. He said that for his becoming an athlete, no other factor was as important as lottery.

Chris Hoy top speed of 68km/u

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