Former BC coach tells how he contemplated suicide under Brailsford's 'brutal' regime

Ken Matheson, who left British Cycling in 2003, tells UK Sport inquiry of how he suffered under Dave Brailsford's "macho" regime

A former British Cycling coach has told UK Sport investigators how he suffered a mental breakdown and even contemplated suicide under the "brutal" regime that Dave Brailsford ran at the organisation.

Ken Matheson left his post as an elite coach at British Cycling in 2003 but has now come forward to give evidence to a UK Sport inquiry.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.