Rachel Laura Atherton is an English professional racing cyclist. She is a downhill mountain bike racer and is a multiple UCI World Champion. Rachel’s jaw-dropping records have won the hearts of many people but is there anyone who has the heart of this astounding woman? Does she have a boyfriend? We shall find out.
Rachel Atherton short bio: Age, family and career details
Rachel was born on December 6, 1987, in England. She turned 30 years old this past December. She has two elder brothers Daniel Simon “Dan” Atherton, 36, and George David “Gee” Atherton, 32. Both of her brothers are also a professional racing cyclist.
Atherton began riding BMX when she was eight years old. Gradually, she learned mountain biking during her preteens. She has had excellent records since the beginning of her career. She was identified as Sunday Times’ Sportswoman of the Year and as BBC Midlands Junior Sportswoman of the Year in 2005. Three years later, she became the BBC Midlands Sportswoman of the Year.
Her career took a turning point after a video of her overtaking 91 competitors in five during a race went viral in October 2015. She was signed with the race team, Animal Commençal, from 2007 to 2011. She was signed with GT till 2015. She is currently a part of Trek Factory Racing.
Who is Rachel Atherton’s boyfriend? Is she married?
Rachel has been in a relationship a guy named Olly Dave. Her boyfriend is also a cyclist specializing in downhill mountain bike racing like her.
Rachel is not married to Olly, but they are living together in the house they bought a few years ago. Their house near to her brother Dan’s in the Dyfi Forest. Her brothers and boyfriend get along really well.
The couple can be seen sharing each other’s pictures on their respective Instagram account quite frequently. However, they have not been vocal about their wedding plans. Well, the two might be taking time to focus on their career as of now.