Scottish Rider of the Year - Female

We have some pretty awesome riders in this country. Some of them are causing quite a stir worldwide. We wanted to give the public the chance to vote for their favourite Scottish rider this year.

Winner of the Public Vote 2018 

 Ella Conolly

 Ella Conolly

The full shortlist for 2018:

We have chosen a shortlist of riders from XC, Enduro and DH who have really made an impact on the National or International scene in 2018. 

Cairn Bell

Cairn Bell

  • Discipline - Downhill
  • National race 2018 highest placing - 2nd SDA round 5 Scottish Champs 

Ella Conolly

 Ella Conolly

  • Discipline - Enduro
  • International race 2018 highest placing - 1st Round 1, 3, 4, 5, 7 and 8 U21 Enduro World Series

Isla Short 

Isla Short

Isla is an XC mountain biker who has climbed the ranks in the Under 23 category.

  • Discipline - XC
  • Racing Team - Habitat Mountain Bike Team
  • International race 2018 highest placing - 4th Round 4 UCI World Cup 

Katy Winton

 Katy Winton

Katy was born onto the world class trails of the Tweed Valley and started racing mountain bikes through XC. 

  • Discipline - Enduro 
  • Racing Team - Trek Factory Racing 
  • International race 2018 highest placing - 3rd Round 1 and Round 2 Enduro World Series
  • Overall 2018 international placing - 3rd Enduro World Series

Previous Winners

2017 - Katy Winton

2016 - Katy Winton