George Jary

Tales of a British U23 rider in Spain

About me

 

Find out more about me in this interview I did in January 2018 with Pez Cycling:

https://www.pezcyclingnews.com/interviews/eiser-hirumet-george-jary-gets-pezd/#.WlzrgKinHIU

Find out more about my lack of activity in 2018 in this post. I am recovering from the breathing issues I had this season and preperaing for next year with Eiser Hirumet.

I grew up riding at Herne Hill Velodrome and racing for the Velo Club Londres on the road and track as a youth and then junior.

At the end of the 2015 season I went to race in Spain for a few months as a second-year junior. I had raced in Spain before but never for more than a few races at a time and never as part of a team. Thanks to a good friend of mine Sergio Marques, I was able to ride for Assesores de Navarra who welcomed me as one of the team. With Assesores I improved my Spanish and helped the team to some notable results as well as getting on the podium for myself several times. This earned me a place on the Caja Rural – Seguros RGA U23 and Elite team for the 2016 season where I was able to race at a high level and learn a lot about the sport. For the 2017 season I raced for a new U23 and Elite team – Escribano Team and was supported by the Dave Rayner Fund.

For the 2018, once again supported by the Dave Rayner Fund, I will be racing for Eiser Hirumet.

I plan to keep regular entries on my experiences this year as well as sharing some anecdotes from previous years.

Some more recent photos:

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