About: Just who is Sick Skills?

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The Company:

Sick Skills is a down to earth and progressive mountain bike coaching company based in Scotland. What does Sick Skills mean? If something is “sick” it is amazing.

Started by professional downhill racer Ben Cathro in 2012 Sick Skills provides detailed, informative and immensely fun mountain bike coaching and guiding sessions all over Scotland. From absolute beginners to professional racers a session with Sick Skills WILL make you a better rider.

Sick Skills is a versatile and most importantly mobile company, that means we can come to you! Would you love to have some private coaching on your local trails? No problem.

Check out our coaching sessions HERE


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The Coach:

Ben is a giant in the mountain biking world standing at a mighty 6 foot 7 inches tall. Don’t let the stature fool you though as he’s one of the friendliest guys you will meet. He possesses a natural talent on a bike which helped him secure many victories with many more to come. Combine that with his analytical mind and vast knowledge of everything “bike” and you have yourself one hell of a coach.

Check out the credentials:


• Trail Cycle Leader

• Mountain Bike Leader

• Level 2 Bike Coach

• Outdoor First Aid

• Fully CRB Checked


Want to know more about Ben? Why no follow him on FACEBOOK


So he’s qualified, but how good is he?

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• Juvenile Scottish Champion

• Youth Scottish Champion

• Junior Scottish Champion

• Junior British Champion

• Elite Scottish Champion

• Elite British Champion

• 8th Fort William World Cup

• 1st IXS European Cup

• 10th La Bresse World Cup

• 8th Fort William World Cup

• Multiple Scottish Downhill Champion


Sick Skills can help you! Book HERE!