Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast

Downtime - The Mountain Bike Podcast

Elliott Heap – Jack Of All Trades

August 04, 2020

Elliott Heap comes from a motocross background, but when he found mountain bikes, he took to it like a duck to water. Getting into Enduro and DH racing early on, Elliott was introduced to Nigel Page. Nigel clearly saw something in him and started supporting him from early on. Since then, Elliott has raced World Cup DH, won the junior world title in the Enduro World Series, and picked up a silver medal at the 4X World Championships. We chat about his career so far, especially what went into that EWS series win (and the hangover afterwards). We also chat about riding and racing with Sam Hill and plenty more. Elliott is a great storyteller, so hit play and give this interview with Elliott Heap a listen.

Follow Elliott on Instagram @elliottheap or on Facebook @elliottheapmtb and find his coaching lessons at Ride MTB Coaching.

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