2017 Sponsors confirmed! We are delighted to be announcing our team sponsors for this season - #EastCoastMTB powered by Nukeproof bikes. East Coast MTB race team promotes grassroots downhill racing in Ireland, provides access to training and support, encourages participation at national level and support & information to those interested in racing at International level. We have been able to act as a launch pad for previous team members to progress to International racing and are delighted to be part of the process encouraging the continued development of downhill mountain bike racing in Ireland. We travel the length and breath of the UK and Ireland in our hunt for racing experience. Our team includes Cathal Fitzpatrick, Niall Clerkin, Chloe Cumming, Ben Clerkin, Shay Fitzpatrick (Clips!) and filling two new spots for 2017 we’re delighted to introduce Tiarnan Tinnelly and Shea Rooney who will complete our line up for 2017.
East Coast MTB race team is sponsored by East Coast Adventure powered by Nukeproof bikes, Tesco Mobile, Seatruck Ferries Ltd, GYM-TECH Newry and receives support from Mudhugger, Hotlines Europe and Rosco Lines . (Three time winner of the Red Bull Fox Hunt), Ceramic Tiling Tools, Peter Fitzpatrick Ltd - Quarrying & Asphalt and the exceptional support of parents. We are members of Cycling Ireland (Official) through our home club Rostrevor Mountain Bike Club.
Previous successes include: Bringing an array of trophies home to Rostrevor. 1st 2nd 3rd Irish National Championships, Scottish Power Trophies, ixs Rookie Cup winner (Austria) and podiums at all rounds of the Irish National Downhill Series (2015/2016).
Previous Team Members include: Jack Devlin (First Tracks Race Division) and Chris Cumming (WideOpenMag/Nukeproof) - now international racers.