Video: Emily Batty – Ambitions Episode 1

The beginnings of a professional mountain biker

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Emily rides for Trek Factory Racing Mountain Bike team.

Emily rides for Trek Factory Racing Mountain Bike team (click to enlarge).

Born and raised on a cattle farm in Brooklin, Ontario, Canada. Emily has two older brothers and one younger sister, all of which raced competitively at one time. Engaged to her beloved fiancée Adam of nine years and coach for five.

Emily Batty is a professional athlete that rides for Trek Factory Racing Mountain Bike team. Each year Emily has progressively achieved better results besting all previous years. Some of her career highlights include the opening round of 2012 where she finished 2nd place at the World Cup in South Africa. She also represented Canada at the London Olympic Games, despite breaking her collarbone in training 3 days before the race.

Emily has stood on multiple podiums including a 4th place in the 2012 Val D’iser France World Cup and a 3rd place in the 2013 Val Di Sole Italy World Cup . She is already a multiple time National Champion and was also crowned her first Elite National Champion title in 2013. At the young age of 25, it is just a matter of time before Emily wins her first World Championships title and Olympic Medal.

Emily was born and raised on a cattle farm in Brooklin, Ontario, Canada.

Emily was born and raised on a cattle farm in Brooklin, Ontario, Canada (click to enlarge).

Career Highlights

2012 Canadian Olympian – London Olympic Games
2013 Canadian National Champion
3rd 2013 Val Di Sole Italy World Cup
Finished 6th Overall 2012 World Cup Standings
2nd 2012 World Cup South Africa
4th 2012 World Cup France
2011 Canadian National Cyclocross Champion
Winner 2011 Sea Otter Classic
7 Time Canadian National Mountain Bike Champion
2009 Under 23 Pan-American Champion

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About the author: Francis Cebedo

The founder of mtbr and roadbikereview, Francis Cebedo believes that every cyclist has a lot to teach and a lot to learn. "Our websites are communal hubs for sharing cycling experiences, trading adventure stories, and passing along product information and opinions." Francis' favorite bike is the last bike he rode, whether it's a dirt jumper, singlespeed, trail bike, lugged commuter or ultralight carbon road steed. Indeed, Francis loves cycling in all its forms and is happiest when infecting others with that same passion. Francis also believes that IPA will save America.


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