Sir Dave Brailsford
British Cycling's Performance Director Sir Dave Brailsford was the man behind Team GB's phenomenal Olympic success in 2004, 2008 and 2012, making them the most successful track cycling team in modern history. Among many plaudits, he has won the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Coach Award twice and received a knighthood in 2013.
Keen to encourage riders of all abilities to get on their bikes, Dave has endorsed the charity's packed schedule of cycling events and attends our annual Champions of CycleSport Dinner. He and British Cycling's Head Coach Shane Sutton have also joined the charity on one of its overseas cycling tours.
He said: "I've been on several Action Medical Research events. I'm very lucky to see lots of well organised cycling events in my job. But the job the Action Medical Research team does is second to none and really does make it worthwhile. I think also as you are out there cycling and toiling away, sweating, it's always in the back of your mind what this great group of people do in terms of the research and the great cause that they work towards. I can't recommend it highly enough."