Chris Boardman calls for cycling training for all children

Chris Boardman, British Cycling's policy advisor, says cycling training can help curb childhood obesity.

Chris Boardman and Stev Peters, Day one, London track World Cup, February 2012

Chris Boardman has called for cycling to be prioritised as a form as transport, with fears that childhood obesity rates will continue to grow.

Speaking at Modeshift’s annual conference, Boardman advised that cycle training for all children will help curb the problem, with one in three children under 15 now overweight or obese.

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