Mike grew up in Tanzania and has a background in the international children’s charity sector. He played representative rugby union, hockey and cricket throughout his schooldays and 1st XI cricket at university as well as representing Scotland at rugby league.
Mike went on to play for London Skolars RL in the National Conference before injury set him on a path of marathons, triathlons and cycling. Having qualified as a Gym Instructor in 2010, Mike completed his RPM (indoor cycling) instructor’s course in 2011 and gained his STAR 1 Spinning(R) instructor’s qualification in October 2012, when he joined Pedal Studio.
His passions include travel (especially Latin America, East Africa and New Zealand), anthropology, languages, sport, literature, music of the 80s and red wine.