Cycling enthusiast Caitlin named as national youth rep

SPORTING STAR Caitlin Tromans  has won a place on British Cycling's National Youth Forum.
SPORTING STAR Caitlin Tromans has won a place on British Cycling's National Youth Forum.

A teenaged cycling enthusiast has made it onto a national committee to help growing numbers of young people who want to take up the sport.

Caitlin Tromans, 16, from Cleckheaton, has been selected by sports body British Cycling to join its National Youth Forum.

She will join 11 other youth representatives on the forum, which will meet four times a year to come up with opportunities for youngsters to ride, race and volunteer in the sport.

Caitlin, of Kilroyd Avenue, was chosen for the forum after she won a Gold Award from British Cycling for her work as a volunteer at East Bradford Cycling Club.

The former Whitcliffe Mount pupil said: “I wanted to be a member of the National Youth Forum, as I’d like to put my ideas out to the rest of the forum and see if other people agree with what I have to say.”

The forum’s first meeting was held on June 28 at Manchester’s National Cycling Centre, where members talked about their aims for the coming year.