Ruby Miller

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Ruby Miller
Personal information
Full name Ruby May Miller
Born (1992-08-17) 17 August 1992 (age 21)
 Wales
 United Kingdom
Team information
Current team Trek
Discipline Road, Mountain biking, Cyclo-cross
Role Rider
Rider type All Rounder
Amateur team(s)
–January 2008
2008
2009-2010
2011
2012-
Maindy Flyers
Lifeforce Development team
Forza Cycles
Horizon Fitness[1]
TORQ Performance
Infobox last updated on
29 October 2013

Ruby Miller (born August 1992) is a Welsh racing cyclist from Llantwit Major.

She began competing as a triathlete at the age of 10 as her mother was a coach with the Maindy Triathlon club in Cardiff. Miller then began cycling with the Maindy Flyers youth cycling club and was spotted at a cyclo-cross event and selected to ride for the British Cycling's Wales talent team.[2][3]

She raced in the Netherlands in 2007, representing Wales in the Interland track competition. Miller is currently sponsored and riding for Trek.[3][4]

During the 2008-2009 Track Cycling season Ruby competed in the Revolution (cycling series) Future Stars Series at the Manchester Velodrome. She took a number of impressive race victories throughout the season and won the series overall in February 2009.

Miller competed for the Threads.com/DFT team in the team pursuit in the UCI Track Cycling World Cup Classics event at Manchester Velodrome in February 2011.[5]

Miller participated as a torchbearer for the 2012 Summer Olympics torch relay.[6]

She is currently studying occupational therapy at Cardiff University.[7]

Palmarès[edit]

2007
1st National Trophy cyclo-cross series - Youth
4th Round 1, Abergavenny
2nd Round 2, Ipswich
1st Round 3, Mallory Park
1st Round 4, Bradford
1st Round 5, Derby
1st Welsh Youth Duathlon Championships
2008
1st United Kingdom British National Cyclo-cross Championships - Youth[8]
1st United Kingdom XC, British National Mountain Bike Championships - Youth
2nd Pursuit, British National Track Championships - Under 16
2nd Points race, British National Track Championships - Under 16
2nd Scratch race, British National Track Championships - Under 16
3rd 500m TT, British National Track Championships - Under 16
4th Points race, British National Track Championships - Senior
1st Welsh Youth Duathlon Championships
3rd British Youth Duathlon Championships
2009
1st Scratch race, British National Track Championships - Junior[9]
1st Revolution Track Cycling Future Stars Series - Under 16
1st National Mountain Biking championships - Junior
2010
1st National Trophy Series, Round 2 - Ipswich[10]
1st Welsh Cyclocross League, Round 3 - Getting Cross At Ty Mawr, Penperlleni[11]
2nd Welsh Cyclocross Championships[12]
3rd Cyclo-Cross National Trophy, Round 6 - Rutland[13]
4th Points race, British National Track Championships[14]
4th Scratch race, British National Track Championships[15]
4th 50km, Big Welsh Weekend Enduro[16]
5th British National Madison Championships (with Corrine Hall)[17]
5th Points race, British National Track Championships - Junior[18]
5th Cyclo-Cross National Trophy, Round 5 - Bradford[19]
2011
1st Two Days of Bedford, Stage 1 (TTT)[20]
1st Welsh Cyclocross League, Final - Christmas Cross, Cardiff[21]
1st BUCS Cyclo Cross Championships[22]
2nd Welsh Cyclocross League, Round 9 - Black Mountains Cross, Talgarth[23]
2nd JIF Summer Crit[24]
2nd BUCS Individual Pursuit[22]
2nd BUCS 500m time trial[22]
3rd Tywyn Criterium[25]
3rd BUCS Mountain Biking Cross Country Championships[22]
5th British National Mountain Bike Cross Country Championships Under 23[26]
2012
1st Welsh Cyclocross League, Round 3 - Clerkenhill Cross, Clerkenhill Farm, Haverfordwest[27]
1st Welsh Cyclocross League, Round 5 - Merlin's Knight Cross, Carmarthen Park[28]
2nd BUCS Mountain Biking Cross Country Championships[29]
3rd Southern XC Series, Round 3, Frith Hill[30]
2013
2nd Welsh Mountain Bike Series, Round 2 - Coed-y-Brenin Forest Park[31]
4th British Cross Country National Championships Under 23[32]
2014
2nd Welsh Mountain Bike Cross Country Championships[33]
4th Southern XC Series, Round 5 - Queen Elizabeth Country Park[34]
4th Welsh Mountain Bike XC Series, Round 1[35]
5th Welsh Mountain Bike XC Series, Round 2[36]

References[edit]

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  2. ^ "Golden girl leads way for Welsh riders". Sports Council Wales. 12 August 2008. 
  3. ^ a b "A minute with: Ruby Miller". cyclingweekly.co.uk. 14 May 2008. 
  4. ^ "Ruby Miller – Up and Coming Cycling Gem Takes the Win". Trek. 14 December 2007. 
  5. ^ Miller, Ruby. "Ruby Miller’s blog from the Track Cycling World Cup (Manchester) – February 2011". Cardiff University. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  6. ^ "Olympic Torch Relay". Cardiff University. 23 May 2012. Retrieved 14 September 2009. 
  7. ^ "High Performance Programme News". Cardiff University. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  8. ^ "Hammond Wins National Cross Champs". Cycling Weekly. 6 January 2008. 
  9. ^ Hickmott, Larry (17 August 2009). "British Youth & Junior Track Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  10. ^ "National Trophy Series Round 2". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  11. ^ "Getting Cross At Ty Mawr/Welsh League 3". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  12. ^ "Welsh Cyclo-Cross Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  13. ^ Ingham, Phil (17 January 2010). "Cyclo-Cross National Trophy Round 6". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  14. ^ Maxwell, Pete (23 September 2010). "Kennaugh cleans up in men's scratch race". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  15. ^ "2010 National Track Championships - Day 4". British Cycling. 24 September 2010. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  16. ^ "Big Welsh Weekend Enduro". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  17. ^ "BC National Open, Womens and Para-Cycling Track Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  18. ^ "BC National Youth and Junior Track Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  19. ^ "Cyclo-Cross National Trophy Round 5". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  20. ^ Storey, Sarah. "Rider Report: Sarah Storey at the Bedford 2 Day". British Cycling. Retrieved 18 June 2014. 
  21. ^ "Christmas Cross/Welsh League Final". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  22. ^ a b c d "High Performance Programme Newsletter Summer 2011". Cardiff University. Retrieved 14 September 2012. 
  23. ^ "Black Mountains Cross/Welsh League Round 9". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  24. ^ "JIF Summer Crit". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  25. ^ "Tywyn Criteriums". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  26. ^ "National MTB XC Championships". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  27. ^ "Cross: Pugh wins Welsh League event at Haverfordwest". British Cycling. 30 September 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  28. ^ "Cross: Pugh rockets home at Carmarthen". British Cycling. 20 October 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  29. ^ "Cycling /Archived Results /2011-2012 /". British Universities and Colleges Sport. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  30. ^ "2012 Round 5 Frith Hill". southernxc.net. 1 July 2012. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  31. ^ Bugden, Scott (6 March 2014). "Win for Welburn at Round 2 of Welsh Mountain Bike Series". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  32. ^ "British Cross Country National Championships 2013". cyclingnews.com. 21 July 2013. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  33. ^ Slater, Liz (21 May 2014). "Report: Evans and Alexander crowned Welsh Mountain Bike XC Champions". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  34. ^ "Southern XC Series Round 5 Queen Elizabeth Country Park". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  35. ^ "2014 Welsh Mountain Bike XC Series Round 1". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014. 
  36. ^ "2014 Welsh Mountain Bike XC Series Round 2". British Cycling. Retrieved 17 June 2014.