Bitesize: Make things happen - Sir Chris Hoy

Sir Chris Hoy is the most successful international track cyclist of all time, but things could have been very different but for a decision he made while still a junior. Hoy was initially a BMX rider, but the cost of competing was starting to bite and so he had a couple of choices: give his passion up and look for something more affordable - or put himself out there by seeking for financial help. He chose the latter option, and the rest is history. It's a lesson we can all learn from: if you don't ask, you don't get. Or, to use my favourite saying, 'It is the squeaky wheel that gets fixed' - in other words, the one that makes the noise is the one that will get the attention it is seeking.

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