Beth Shriever

Beth Shriever
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    Age:
    18
    Town:
    Finchingfield
    Region:
    East Anglia (Eastern England)
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Latest news

BMX junior world champion Beth Shriever shortlisted for SportsAid's One-to-Watch Award
08 Nov 2017

She may have ended her junior career on a high with gold at this year’s UCI BMX World Championships but 2017 could yet get even better for Beth Shriever. The Braintree-based rider has been shortlisted for SportsAid’s prestigious One-to-Watch Award after she impressed on two wheels this year. The award was launched in 2006 with double Olympic medallist and current diving world champion Tom Daley the inaugural winner at just 12 years old.

SportsAid’s Athlete of the Month – Beth Shriever, 18, from Braintree
25 Aug 2017

Beth Shriever is still pinching herself after being crowned world champion at the UCI 2017 BMX World Championships in Rock Hill, South Carollina. The 18-year-old, competing in the junior women’s class, pipped favourite Saya Sakakaibara right on the line as she staged a stunning comeback to claim the rainbow jersey on the final straight. Beth revealed she ‘struggled to comprehend’ what she had achieved on the world stage.

Key Achievements

  • 2016Worlds Colombia, Time Trial, 2nd

  • 2016Super cross World cup Sarasota, Elite Women BMX Race, Semi finals

  • 2016SupercrossWorld Cup Manchester , elite Womens BMX Race, Semi finals

  • 2016Championship Women BMX Race, British Championships , 1st

  • 2016Championship women national series, 8 national events throughout UK, 1st

Interview

How did you first get involved in your sport?

Had a taster session at a local track when I was 8 years old.

What does a typical week look like for you?

Two gyms sessions a week, 1-2 track sessions depending on the weather and riding and racing at weekends.

What motivates you to continue in your sport?

I love riding my bike. The sport is very family friendly and both my brothers race so we spend lots of time together as a family at races.

What do you enjoy the most about being a sportsperson?

Travelling the world, meeting new people, learning new things and I love racing.

Who is your biggest influence in your life and why?

My mum is the most influential person in my life as she helps me achieve my aims in life and in sport. She looks after me and is always there for me and thinks about other people first and can rely on her when I need any help.

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