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Name: Liam Phillips

Age: 19

From: Burnham-on-Sea

Disciplines: BMX

Career synopsis: Liam began riding at the BMX track in Burnham at the age of five and made his debut for Great Britain is 2005 at the European Championships in France. Phillips will complement Reade in Britain?s first ever Olympic BMX squad, with the discipline making its first appearance at this year?s Games.

Titles held: 1999 European Champion

Two things you didn?t know about… Although only 18, Liam has already been racing for 14 years. Favourite music includes The Arctic Monkeys and Snow Patrol.