WHAT IS IT YOU DO?
I am a Sports Therapist with a Level 3 Diploma, specialising in deep and soft tissue massage and sports treatment with a focus on repairing back injuries and back rehabilitation.
HOW LONG FOR?
I have 15 years experience working with European professional cycling teams which include Flanders, Navigators, Landbouwkredit, Unibet, Collstrop, Sparebanken Vest, Capinordic, Radioshak, Cervelo, Raleigh and the Irish National Team.
andrewhillman.jpgHOW DID YOU GET INTO IT?
It was a chance meeting when I bumped into John Herety on a boat from Belgium to England. John advised me to go back to college and complete my qualifications, so I did then I spoke to the teams and it went from there.
WHAT HIGH PROFILE CLIENTS HAVE YOU WORKED WITH?
I have worked with lots of top named riders including:
Radioshack: Yaroslav Popovych, Jose Azevedo, Viatcheslav Ekimov, Matthew Buesche, Tiago Machado, Ben Hermans, Robbie Hunter and Darryl Impey
Unibet: Rigberto Uran, Jose Rujano, Baden Cooke, Mathew Wilson, Gorik Gardeyn, Jimmy Casper, Arnould Couyet, Gustov Larrsen
Cycle Collstrop: Steffan Weaserman, Michael Golas, Borut Bozic, Matteo Carrara, Marco Marcoto, Mirko Selvaggi, Matthe Pronk, Sergey Lagutin
Cervelo Test Team: Roger Hammond, Daniel Lloyd, Heinrich Haussler, Ignates Konovalovas
Navigators: Henk Vogels, David Mckenzie, Kieron Power, David O’loughlain, Jeff Louder, Mark Wauters, Hilton Clarke, Shaun Milne Tony Cruz, Dan Fleeman, Dave Clarke, Stephen Gallagher,, Jonathan Page, Johnny Hoogerland, Paul Manning, Ed Clncey, Emma Johanson.
IN YOUR MIND HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE CYCLISTS?
Individual characters with a goal and drive to be the best.
WHAT IS IT ABOUT YOUR SERVICE THAT MAKES YOU DIFFERENT FROM THE REST?
Experience of working with some of the top professionals from all over the world and I have a natural ability to feel what is happening inside the legs or back.
IN WHAT WAY IS YOUR SERVICE CRITICAL TO CYCLING?
To make sure you get the correct recovery and make sure your body is in its best shape for all events and also injury cure/prevention.