A former World Champion mountain trail bike rider. Martyn Ashton is a renowned face in the biking sports. According to Martyn Ashton wiki, he was born on 2 December 1974, which makes his present age be 44 as of now. The biker is currently paralyzed below the waist and is unable to perform,m the stunts as he used to. During his professional life, he used to work as a team manager, rider and also as a stuntman. Because of his breathtaking performances and incredible achievement in this sports, Ashton is considered as one of the greatest mountain biking legends. He is popular on the social networking sites and many of his videos have gone viral on YouTube. As of now, the English rider resides in Port Talbot, Wales. Is he married? If so, who is Martyn Ashton? Let’s explore in detail about the rider’s biography below:
Early Life and Education
Ashton was born and raised up in England and was keen on racing from his childhood age. Because of maintaining low-profile, the rider’s early life details including his parents and siblings inform,action has not been disclosed yet.
Career and Professional Life
The rider initiated his professional riding career as a motorcycle trials rider and later pursued his journey on mountain bike trails. Because of his amazing performances, he was able to become the front man for The Bike Tour during early 2000’s. His achievements include becoming four-time British Biketrial Champion. The world knows him as a former World Expert Biketrial Champion who holds a record of the high jump world record. By 2008, he was one of the members of Mountain Biking UK ‘Hall of Fame’.
Apart from his sports world, Ashton has also appeared in television shows and MTB videos. He has also been featured on numerous magazine’s cover including his own column Hop Idol.
In 2003, Ashton got injured as he broke his back because of misjudging landing. However, he recovered very soon returning back to the adventurous world. The first day of September 2013 became a black day for his career as he broke his back again while presenting a demo Moto GP. The accident injured his spinal cord and caused a severe damage to his body by 79 dislocations.
As it is the era of technology, Ashton was spotted riding in the mountain with a modified bike on 2 July 2015. This ride was captured in a video which was uploaded on YouTube and is titled as “Martyn Ashton – Back On Track”. The uploader of the video is Global Mountain Bike Network.
Moving to his personal life, Lisa Ashton is the wife of rider Martyn Ashton. It is said that the couple is blessed with a lovely son but other details are still to be revealed.
Moving to his body measurements, the world record holder and World Champion Martyn Ashton is blessed with a perfect height with a maintained weight.
Salary and Net worth
According to some source, Martyn Ashton has a net worth of USD 900,000. He has accumulated a huge amount of earnings during his professional riding career. Still, he is paid salary from The Global Mountain Bike Network and also generates money through his videos and other campaigns which are boosting up his net worth.
Wiki and Facts
Wikipedia and other renowned wiki sites have presented Ashton biography on their web pages. He has also been active on social networking sites where his Twitter account can be reached @martynashton and on Instagram @martynashton. Martyn Ashton has garnered more than 81k and 35k followers on his Instagram and Twitter profile.