2 Jasmin Paris(Runner)
3 Heidi Weng(Cross-country skier, Fell runner)
Olympic bronze medalist cross-country skier Heidi Weng also has 5 gold medals at the World Championships. The Norwegian sports star is also a senior champion in fell running. She began ski-touring at age 3 and is close to her cross-country skier sister Merete. She is fond of cycling, too.
4 Nicky Spinks(Runner)
5 Finlay Wild(Skier)
6 Alistair Brownlee(Triathlete)
Alistair Brownlee made history by becoming the only athlete with two Olympics medals in the triathlon event. His brother, Jonathan Brownlee, too, is a star athlete. Born to a runner father and a swimmer mother, he was introduced to triathlon by Simon Hearnshaw, his uncle, who was also an avid athlete.
7 Joss Naylor(Runner)
8 Bill Smith(Fell runner)
9 Billy Bland (runner)(Ultramarathon runner)
10 Steve Birkinshaw(Fell runner)
11 Kenny Stuart(Runner)
12 Ricky Lightfoot(Runner)
13 Mike Hartley (runner)(Runner)
14 Carol Morgan(Ultrarunner)
15 Rob Jebb(Fell runner)
Fell runner, cyclo-cross racer, and skyrunner Rob Jebb is a 4-time Three Peaks Race winner and has also won the Three Peaks Cyclo-Cross a record 12 times. Born to a professional fell racer and rock climber father, he grew up being inspired by him. He also works at Windermere as a BT engineer.
16 Victoria Wilkinson(Runner)
Runner and cyclo-cross racer Victoria Wilkinson had been a national fell running champion multiple times. Shining bright in the under-16 and under-18 levels, she showed promise early in life. A world mountain running champion, too, she has broken many records, such as the Ben Nevis Race ladies’ fell race record in 2018.