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February 23 - 25, 2018 ExCel London The UK's largest cycling exhibition Suitable for all

Joanna Rowsell Shand

London Bike Show 2018

Joanna Rowsell Shand

A Q&A with...

Theatre:

Performance Theatre

Day/Time:


14:30 - 15:15 (Saturday)

Biography:

"One of the best there's ever been"

We're delighted to confirm Britain's double Olympic gold medallist Joanna Rowsell Shand will be joining us at the Show. 

The 28-year-old track cyclist won gold in the team pursuit at London 2012 and Rio 2016, before announcing her retirement from international cycling in 2017.

In a career spanning 10 years, Rowsell Shand was a five-time world and four-time European champion.

On announcing her retirement, she added "The decision to step away has been the hardest I've ever had to make," she said. "I believe I have more to offer the world."

British Cycling tweeted "One of the best there has ever been".

Rowsell Shand began competitive cycling aged 16, having been talent spotted by the British Cycling Apprentice Programme.

After success in the junior ranks she won her first world title in 2008 in the team pursuit and successfully defended the title a year later.

A third world title came in 2012 before she won Olympic gold in London, alongside Dani King and Laura Kenny. She was made an MBE in the 2013 New Year Honours for services to cycling.

Commonwealth gold, a fourth team world title and a first individual pursuit rainbow jersey, crowned a successful 2014 and two years later she completed the Olympic double in the Rio Velodrome, alongside Kenny, Katie Archibald and Elinor Barker.

Over two Olympic Games she was part of a team that broke the world record on all six of its rides.

British Cycling's chairman Jonathan Browning said: "As only one of a few women in Great Britain who has two Olympic gold medals to her name, Joanna can be extremely proud of what she has achieved.

"It's not only her on-bike achievements which have made Joanna an asset to British Cycling, it's also what she's done for the sport off the bike, epitomising the role of an ambassador and encouraging so many women and children to take up our sport of cycling."

Hear from Joanna about her career highlights, and life after cycling at the Show, and take home a signed copy of her book.

Accolades:

Olympic Gold London 2012

Olympic Gold Rio 2016

4 x Team Pursuit World Champion 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014

Individual Pursuit World Champion 2014

Individual Pursuit Commonwealth Gold Glasgow 2014 

4 x European Champion 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015

15 x World Cup Golds throughout career
 
Current World Record holder for 4km women's Team Pursuit (4:10.2) and 3k women's Team Pursuit (3:14.0)

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Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy

Lizzie Deignan

Lizzie Deignan

Joanna Rowsell Shand

Joanna Rowsell Shand

Philippa York

Philippa York

Ben Tulett

Ben Tulett

Adam Blythe

Adam Blythe

Tom Pidcock

Tom Pidcock

Matt Jones

Matt Jones

Martyn Ashton

Martyn Ashton

Joe Beer

Joe Beer

Sean Conway

Sean Conway

Thomas Rohregger

Thomas Rohregger

Rob Penn

Rob Penn

Sophie Faldo

Sophie Faldo

Chrissie Wellington

Chrissie Wellington

Mark Foster

Mark Foster

Barney Wainwright

Barney Wainwright

Keri-anne Payne

Keri-anne Payne

Lucy Gossage

Lucy Gossage

Helen Jenkins

Helen Jenkins

Mark Kleanthous

Mark Kleanthous

Martyn Brunt

Martyn Brunt

Andy Blow

Andy Blow

Paul Newsome

Paul Newsome

Luke Tyburski

Luke Tyburski

Nick Beer

Nick Beer

Rhian & Ben Martin

Rhian & Ben Martin

Amy Kilpin

Amy Kilpin

Sam Taylor

Sam Taylor

James Lawrence

James Lawrence

Join Us

Whether you’re on the lookout for a new bike, advice or some inspiration ahead of the 2019 season, don't miss out on the London Bike Show.

The UK’s largest triathlon show welcomes top swim, cycle, run, triathlon and nutrition brands, Get great deals, take advantage of top expert coaching and keep an eye out for special guests!

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When? 29-31 March, 2019

Where? ExCel, London

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