Chris Hoy is the most successful Olympic cyclist of all time. The latest in Antidote’s Dare Mighty Things series asks how the mighty Scot got to where he is today – and how he carried on after finally winning gold.
‘I suppose it must all go back to when I was a child,’ he says. ‘The feeling was, it doesn’t matter what you do, you can choose anything in life, but do it to the best of your ability, be the best you can be.
‘In the early years it wasn’t as If I believed I was going to become an Olympic or world champion but I had that dream and I wanted to see how far I could progress towards that.’