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eliteVELO is a Limited Liability Partnership registered in England and Wales, Registered Number: OC356479


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With many years experience in the sport and leisure industry, Karen most recently set up and co-ordinated the sport science laboratory at University College Plymouth St. Mark and St. John.  Karen previously worked in leisure for South Hams District Council and with the Sports Development Team in North Devon District Council.

Karen has an extensive background in cycle touring and has climbed all the major cols in the Alps and Pyrenees.  More recent competition experience has included cross country mtb, cyclo-cross and triathlon.

With an extensive background in competitive cycling spanning over 17 years, Roy has competed in road, time trial, cyclo-cross, mountain bike cross country and marathon disciplines.  Since claiming the Junior South West title back in 1995, Roy progressed to competing in the International Grundig MTB World Cup at Newnham Park and achieved top 20 results in the Expert field at National and Regional Mountain Bike events between 1997 and 1998.  Switching to road, Roy climbed to 2nd category and regularly placed in the top ten in the South West Star Trophy series.

Roy’s passion for cyclo-cross has extended over the last decade, during which he has claimed the Senior Men Sussex Cyclo-Cross title (1999) and the Senior Men South West Cyclo-Cross title four times between 2003 and 2006.

  • Postgraduate Diploma Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Sport Science, University of Brighton

  • ABCC Trainee Coach

  • BWLA Leaders Award

  • British Triathlon Association Level 1

  • Sports Coach UK Good Practice and Child Protection

  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) Sport Science, University of Brighton

  • State Registered Paramedic

  • British Cycling Level 3 Coach

  • British Cycling Level 2 Club Coach

  • British Cycling Cyclo-Cross & MTB XC Commissaire

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