Chris Boardman MBE

Chris Boardman MBE

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Chris Boardman is British Cycling’s very own multi-time Olympic medallist, multi-time world champion and multi-time world record breaker.

After retiring from professional racing he has held various positions at British Cycling, including Head of Research and Development which has created world leading equipment designs and coaching methods.

Now as British Cycling’s Policy Advisor, he applies his forensic mind to issues relating to transport policy and cycle safety.

Chris, a father to six children with his wife Sally-Anne, is passionate about transforming the way we travel by putting cycling at the heart of transport policy.

Chris’s best bits

  • As well as commentating on elite cycling events, Chris makes regular appearances in the national media to highlight the need for cycling to be put at the heart of the transport policy.
  • In his role as policy advisor for British Cycling, Chris travels nationally and internationally to explore initiatives put in place to improve cycling infrastructure. Watch Chris' visit to cycling-centric Utrecht.
  • Chris is involved with British Cycling’s Choose Cycling network; a group of companies which is committed to promoting cycling among their customers and employees


  • Chris Boardman MBE was born on the Wirral on 26 August 1968
  • Olympic gold medallist in Barcelona 1992 in the individual pursuit, bronze medallist in 1996 Atlanta in the road race
  • Three times breaker of the world hour record and three times prologue winner in the Tour de France
  • Held position various positions at British Cycling including Director of Elite Coaching and Head of Research and Development
  • ITV and BBC commentator for major cycling events
  • Writes for various publications including Pro Cycling
  • Co-founded Boardman Bikes