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Dan Atherton

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Daniel Simon Atherton, known as Dan Atherton (born 25 January 1982, near Salisbury), is a professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill, four cross and enduro-downhill mountain bike racing, and is a former national champion of Great Britain. [1]

24 relations: Andorra, BMX, British National Mountain Biking Championships, Caersws, Cycle sport, Downhill mountain biking, European Mountain Bike Championships, Fort William, Highland, Four-cross, Gee Atherton, Gouveia, Portugal, GT Factory Racing, Llansilin, Maribor, Mountain bike racing, Paris, Portugal, Rachel Atherton, Rostrevor, Salisbury, UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Vallnord, Vertebra.

Andorra

Andorra, officially the Principality of Andorra (Principat d'Andorra), also called the Principality of the Valleys of Andorra (Principat de les Valls d'Andorra), is a sovereign landlocked microstate on the Iberian Peninsula, in the eastern Pyrenees, bordered by France in the north and Spain in the south.

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BMX

BMX, an abbreviation for bicycle motocross or bike motocross, is a cycle sport performed on BMX bikes, either in competitive BMX racing or freestyle BMX, or else in general on- or off-road recreation.

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British National Mountain Biking Championships

The British Mountain Biking National Championships are organized by British Cycling, and the winner has the right to wear the national champion's jersey for the following year.

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Caersws

Caersws (Caersŵs) is a village and community on the River Severn, in the Welsh county of Powys, west of Newtown, and halfway between Aberystwyth and Shrewsbury.

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Cycle sport

Cycle sport is competitive physical activity using bicycles.

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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

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European Mountain Bike Championships

The European Mountain Bike Championships (EMBCs) are an annual mountain bike racing championship in Europe.

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Fort William, Highland

Fort William (An Gearasdan "The Garrison") is a town in the Scottish Highlands, located on the eastern shore of Loch Linnhe.

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Four-cross

Four-cross (4X), also called mountain-cross, not to be confused with fourcross, is a relatively new style of mountain bike racing where four bikers race downhill on a prepared, BMX like, track, simply trying to get down first.

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Gee Atherton

George David Atherton, known as Gee Atherton (born 26 February 1985, near Salisbury, England) is a professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill and four cross mountain bike racing, and is a multiple national champion, multiple World Cup winner, and 2010 & 2014 Downhill World Champion.

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Gouveia, Portugal

Gouveia is a city and a municipality in the District of Guarda in Portugal.

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GT Factory Racing

Atherton Racing, competing officially as Trek Factory Racing, formerly as GT Factory Racing, is a professional mountain bike racing team competing in the World Cup and World Champs, as well as national level events, in the downhill category.

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Llansilin

Llansilin is a village and local government community in Powys, Wales, about 6 miles west of Oswestry.

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Maribor

Maribor (German: Marburg an der Drau) is the second-largest city in Slovenia and the largest city of the traditional region of Lower Styria.

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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing (shortened MTB or ATB racing) is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain.

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Paris

Paris is the capital and most populous city of France, with an area of and a population of 2,206,488.

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Portugal

Portugal, officially the Portuguese Republic (República Portuguesa),In recognized minority languages of Portugal: Portugal is the oldest state in the Iberian Peninsula and one of the oldest in Europe, its territory having been continuously settled, invaded and fought over since prehistoric times.

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Rachel Atherton

Rachel Laura Atherton (born 6 December 1987, near Salisbury) is a professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill mountain bike racing, and is a multiple UCI World Champion.

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Rostrevor

Rostrevor is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland.

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Salisbury

Salisbury is a cathedral city in Wiltshire, England, with a population of 40,302, at the confluence of the rivers Nadder, Ebble, Wylye and Bourne.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Championships

The UCI Mountain Bike World Championships are the world championship events for mountain bike racing in the disciplines of cross country, downhill, and four-cross.

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UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

The UCI Mountain Bike World Cup is a multi-round mountain bike racing series that is sanctioned by the Union Cycliste Internationale.

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Vallnord

Vallnord is a ski/snowboard resort in the Pyrenees mountains in the country of Andorra, close to the border with Spain at Tor, Pallars.

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Vertebra

In the vertebrate spinal column, each vertebra is an irregular bone with a complex structure composed of bone and some hyaline cartilage, the proportions of which vary according to the segment of the backbone and the species of vertebrate.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dan_Atherton

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