FORDE Barry < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Barbados   
Gender Male
Born 17 Sep 1976
Height1.90 m
Weight 86 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence St. James, BAR
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started in 1986 as BMX rider.
International Debut
Tournament International Tournament
Location Cuba
General Interest
Injuries He fell in the qualifying heats of the Keirin during the fourth round of the 2004 UCI Track World Cup Classics in Sydney. He suffered a mild concussion and a cut to his chin which needed 12 stitches. (nationnews.com, 26 May 2004)
Sporting philosophy / motto The sky is the limit. (barryforde.com 13 Sep 2010)
Famous relatives His father, Colin Forde, competed at the 1968 Olympic Games. (NOC, 28 Jul 2004)
Other information NATIONAL FIRST
He won Barbados' first ever Pan-American gold medal by taking out the men's keirin in 2003. "This medal is for everyone who played a part in my life, everyone who supported me. This medal is for everyone in Barbados." (foundationosa.org, 14 Aug 2003)