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Josh Bryceland (Ratboy)
Personal information
Full name Joshua Antonio Torres Bryceland
Nickname Ratboy
Born 23 March 1990 (1990-03-23) (age 31)
 England
 United Kingdom
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Team information
Current team Cannondale
Discipline MTB
Role Rider/Ambassador
Rider type DH/Enduro
Major wins
United Kingdom GBR DH Junior National Champion (2 Wins)
European Union EUR DH Youth European Champion (1 Wins)
UCI DH Junior World Champion (1 Wins)
UCI DH Junior World Cup Overall (1 Wins)
UCI DH World Cup Overall (1 Wins)

Joshua Antonio Torres Bryceland, known as Josh Bryceland, and commonly referred to by his nickname, Ratboy, born 23 March 1990, in Manchester is a professional downhill mountain biker, who lives in Higher Poynton, Cheshire, England.

He entered his first race at 10 . Andy Kyffin signed him to his Northwest Mountain Bike Centre team. He won regional and national junior titles. One of his father's friends, Steve Peat signed him to his Royal Racing team. Bryceland was Junior World Cup Series Champion in 2007 and finished 9th in the Elite Men's race of the Maribor World Cup round. After 2016 he left the Santa Cruz Syndicate team to pursue Enduro racing. Josh has since left the team and is now riding as a Freerider and brand ambassador for Cannondale Cycles.

In 2008 Bryceland followed Peat to the Santa Cruz Syndicate racing team and won the junior world championship in Val di Sole, Italy.

Palmarès

2006
1st European Union DH, European Mountain Bike Championships - Youth
2007
4th DH, NPS #1 Innerleithen, Scotland - Junior
1st Wales DH, Dragon Downhill, Welsh Championships, Wales, Series Overall
1st United Kingdom DH, British National Mountain Biking Championships - Junior
1st DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Series Overall - Junior
2008
1st United Kingdom DH, British National Mountain Biking Championships - Junior
1st DH, UCI Mountain Bike & Trials World Championships, Val di Sole, Italy - Junior
2011
1st United Kingdom DH, British National Mountain Biking Rd.3 - Elite
2nd DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Mont Saint Anne, Canada - Elite Male
2014
1st United Kingdom DH, British Cycling National Championships - Senior Male Championship
2nd DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Cairns, Australia - Elite Male
1st DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Leogang, Austria - Elite Male
2nd DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Mont Sainte Anne, Canada - Elite Male
1st DH, UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Windham, United States - Elite Male
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