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Chris has just been appointed the role of Technical Delegate for 2008 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series

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Here's the Press Release:

BALL'S UP FOR TOP INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BIKE JOB Dirt School's Chris Ball appointed as Technical Delegate for 2008 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series

Chris Ball, founding Director of Dirt School Ltd, Scotland's leading mountain bike coaching company, has recently been appointed as the UCI Mountain Bike Technical Delegate for the 2008 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series. Chris already well known as the Scottish National Youth and Junior Downhill Coach adds this appointment to his impressive CV of coaching and racing achievements.

The role, which covers fourteen races (downhill and 4-Cross disciplines) in seven countries throughout the world, is track and rider focused with the specific purpose of making sure that each event on the circuit is exciting, competitive and produces top quality and safe racing. This is a very demanding and high pressure role with duties at each three day event including course inspections; monitoring of the implementation of the technical and sporting aspects of the organisation guide; liaison with event organisers, commisaires and team managers; and stage managing awards ceremonies.

Chris Ball, Director of Dirt School Ltd, said of his appointment: 'After years of only seeing World Cups from the riders perspective, I'm really looking forward to working with the UCI in a professional capacity and helping to further develop this fantastic sport at international level.'

DIRT SCHOOL Mountain Bike Coaching Chris Ball appointed as Technical Delegate for 2008 Nissan UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Series