Rider Profile

Name: Louise Borthwick

Primary Club: Edinburgh RC


I live in Edinburgh and I’m in my final year at school. I started racing in mountain bike races back in 2009 but soon discovered road racing and decided it was for me. I also started racing the track around the same time and now I’m about to start my second year as a junior racing in those 2 disciplines. If you want to find out more I’ve got a blog at

Career Highlights to date

Scottish U16 Crit Champion 2010-12

Mayo International Youth Tour U16 Champion 2011 and 2012

Surf and Turf British Womens Series 3rd Junior

Scottish Junior 500m TT, Road Race and Pursuit Champion

Who inspires you and why

Peter Sagan, I love how he just does what he wants and doesn’t care what anyone else thinks with his finish celebrations and everything else.

How do you celebrate/relax after a big event:

Try and meet up with my friends who I can’t see very often because I’m always away racing or training!