With the 2013 5th place overall a target, Jake Dobson travelled to Perth for the 2014 Youth Tour of Scotland.
The incident packed 3 day event provided many highs and low and the final GC position doesn't really tell the full story of what was yet another step on the learning curve for someone who's day will surely come.
Phoenix riders kicked off the 2014 NEXCMTB series at the weekend with some more strong performances.
While Grace Castle turned in another solid ride to start her defence of her 2013 title, the surprised was Matthew Green who, in his first open event missed the podium by one step when he placed 4th out of 11 riders in the Under 12 category
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The finalé to this winters series saw non-stop action with riders competing in a Snakes and Ladders knockout style competition at Newburn.
The event gave riders the chance to compete with others of a similar ability, rather than age and the final races saw some close competition
While Phoenix riders have been scooping up titles over the past year, the staff have been busy too.
At the North East Go-Ride Confernce in Durham Richard Mould was recognised as North East Go-Ride Coach of the year, while Nathan Mould took the Young Volunteer Award.
This comes days after Steve Walton was also honoured as Club Official, meaning Phoenix claimed 3 of the four awards on offer
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