Grand Prix motorcycle racer who won 19 races over the course of his British Superbike Championship career, which lasted from 1997 to 2008. He is a Avon Tyres Trophy winner.
He began his professional career in 1989, when he won the 350cc Production Championship.
His win over Troy Bayliss in 1999 came by the smallest margin in British Superbike Championship history, 0.001 seconds.
He has children named Brittany, Tiffany and Freddie.
He and Steve Hislop are both British Superbike Champions.