Greg Callaghan

RACING: DH      AGE: 28      HOME TOWN: Dublin, Ireland

 

How would you describe yourself in one sentence?
An Irish guy who loves riding bikes, especially in the mud!

Best moment of 2019 season?
Trophy of Nations, that was a seriously fun day out and I was riding well, looking forward to it again this year.

Your goal for this season?
Be a consistent top-10 rider and stand on a podium or two.

Your main inspirations?
Joey Dunlop, one of the best motorbike riders in history yet he always kept things simple and did it his own way.

Growing up, who did you most like to emulate on your riding?
Stefan Everts, so smooth, so effortless, so fast!

If you could transfer your riding skills to any other sport, what would it be?
Motocross, for sure!

Favorite post-race snack?
Poached eggs on avocado toast #Poachwars

Favorite race?
Trophy of Nations

Favorite place to ride?
Threerock, my local hill. There’s no place like home!

RACING HIGHLIGHTS

15th – EWS Rotorua 2019
18th – EWS Les Orres 2019
Multiple victories – Vitus Irish Gravity Enduro 2019
Multiple victories – Gravity BC Summer League 2019
5th – EWS Manizales 2018
8th – EWS Finale Ligure 2018
10th – EWS Zero Zona Ainsa 2018
1st – EWS Madeira 2017
2nd – EWS Tasmania 2017
5th – EWS Rotorua 2017
6th – EWS Finale Ligure 2017
1st – EWS Carrick 2016
1st – EWS Carrick 2015
2nd – EWS Glentress 2016