Double-Olympic Gold medalists Phil Hindes is a British Sprint track cyclist and former World record Holder. Phil started cycling in road events at the age of 15 but he later focused on sprint cycling, a decision that saw him go on to win his first Olympic Gold medal in the Men’s Team Sprint at the London 2012 Olympics, adding a second in the same discipline in the 2016 Rio games.
Phil is an explosive and strength based athlete and puts out an extraordinary 2500watts (the equivalent of just over 3 horsepower) through the bike at 80kg. Phil’s most favoured gym exercise is the squat and has a 1rm of 230kg! Phil can accelerate his bike from a standing start in 17.0sec over 250m. 0-72kph in 17sec. Phil was honoured with an MBE in the 2013 for services to cycling.