Merida UK supportsFluid Fin Race Team

Team Profile:

Fluid Fin Race Team is a professional UCI MTB XCO team. Based around brothers Sebastian and Hamish Batchelor, the team was established for the start of the 2012 season with a no compromise approach to racing at the highest international level.

Having seen some remarkable successes, and now entering our third season together with the support of Merida UK the team is looking to continue performing at the highest level into the future.

The team is racing on Big.Seven CF Team and Scultura CF Team.

Rider Profile - Sebastian Batchelor:

Younger brother Sebastian thrives in a competitive environment and constantly seeks ways to better himself as an athlete. He has represented Great Britain several times at the European and World MTB Championships, along with his debut at the Junior World Cyclocross Championships and a stint on the Olympic Academy. Taking a relentless approach to working towards and achieving his objectives, at the age of 23, he has established himself as one of Britain’s top professional Elite riders.

Rider Profile - Hamish Batchelor:

Hamish brings a calm, but highly focused attitude to everything he does with unwavering commitment. Renowned for his tactically savvy racing and fast starts he has had a meteoric rise through the ranks since completing a Natural Sciences degree at Durham University and concentrating on the sport full time in 2012. Two seasons later and he is the UK's third ranked rider in the UCI World Rankings and has his sights set firmly on the top of the sport.