James McCallum is a leading Scottish racing cyclist with multiple British and Scottish titles across all disciplines on road and track racing. He has represented Great Britain and Scotland in both road and track cycling.
2014 will be his fourth Commonwealth Games, which will make him Scotland’s most capped Commonwealth cyclist.
Melbourne 2006 saw him a winning a bronze medal in the Scratch race and with that his first professional contract.
Until 2006, between racing and training, James also worked night shifts as a nurse. He was previously the Scottish Cycling Coordinator, who promotes cycling in Scotland, combining the job with his racing. James dabbled in many sports before settling on cycling and at one point he was a gymnast.
He recently joined the Champions in Schools project that helps to inspire Scotland’s youth to follow a pathway to good health and sport.
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