Liam began cycling in 1994 when he was just five years old and in 1999 he won his first European BMX Championship title. More success at European level ensued, including three Bronze medals before being accepted onto the Olympic Academy Programme in 2005. Other accolades include 10 consecutive National Champion titles and a Silver medal in the 2006 European Championships in Switzerland.
Shanaze began her career on the BMX track aged 10 and by the time she was 17 she was Britiain’s number one female rider, having competed in the Elite Men’s category throughout the National Series to improve her skills.
International success followed with Shanaze being crowned ‘World Champion’ in every year she has competed from 2006 - 2008. In the 2008 UCI BMX World Championships she stormed away from the competition in the finals and took the World title by several lengths.