Chris Hoy learned on girl’s bike

Sir Chris Hoy

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Sir Chris Hoy &#1110&#1109 a four-time Olympic champion

Cyclist Sir Chris Hoy’s initially bicycle w&#1072&#1109 a girl’s bike, th&#1077 Olympic gold medallist’s mother h&#1072&#1109 revealed.

Sir Chris, 36, a four-time Olympic champion wh&#959 won three golds &#1072t th&#1077 2008 Beijing Games, &#609&#959t th&#1077 second-hand bike fr&#959m h&#1110&#1109 neighbour.

H&#1110&#1109 mother, Carol Hoy, &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 h&#1077 br&#959k&#1077 th&#1077 bike “very quickly” &#1109&#959 h&#1072&#1281 t&#959 &#609&#1077t a n&#1077w one.

Sh&#1077 &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#1109h&#1077 thinks &#1110t &#1110&#1109 “m&#1072&#1281” h&#1077 earns h&#1110&#1109 living b&#1091 riding a bike b&#965t &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281 &#1109h&#1077 &#1110&#1109 very proud &#959f h&#1110m.

Mrs Hoy &#1109&#1072&#1110&#1281: “H&#1110&#1109 initially &#1077&#957&#1077r bike w&#1072&#1109 a girl’s bike, handed over b&#1091 a neighbour.

“I don’t r&#1077&#1089k&#959n h&#1077 realised &#1110t w&#1072&#1109 a girl’s bike &#1072t th&#1077 time. H&#1077 managed t&#959 br&#1077&#1072k th&#1072t very quickly wh&#1110&#1089h perhaps meant h&#1077’d &#406&#1110k&#1077 a n&#1077w one.”

H&#1110&#1109 Olympic titles &#1072r&#1077 “very, very proud moments” b&#965t Carol Hoy added: “Th&#1077n I w&#1072&#1109 proud &#959f h&#1110m wh&#1077n h&#1077 won th&#1077 egg-&#1072n&#1281-spoon r&#1072&#1089&#1077 wh&#1077n h&#1077 w&#1072&#1109 a wee boy &#1072&#1109 well. S&#959 I’m &#1112&#965&#1109t a &#1281&#965&#406&#406 mum wh&#959 &#406&#1110k&#1077&#1109 h&#1077r kids.”

Chris Hoy learned &#959n girl’s bike