A lesson in freestyle from a master of the BMX

Keelan Phillips with Ben Skipworth (12) and Bryn Daniel (12)
Keelan Phillips with Ben Skipworth (12) and Bryn Daniel (12)

Professional freestyle BMX rider Keelan Phillips shared his story – and his skills on the bike – with students from Harborough’s Welland Park Academy.

Leicestershire lad Keelan started riding when he was a 10-year-old and has gone on to win championships around the world.

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

His visit to Harborough on Wednesday last week was part of the Leicestershire & Rutland Sport organisation’s Legacy Roadshow, which introduces top professional athletes to school children to show them what hard work and determination can achieve.

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  With l-r Ben Skipworth, 12, Keelen Phillips and Bryn Daniel, 12, 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. With l-r Ben Skipworth, 12, Keelen Phillips and Bryn Daniel, 12, 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow.  Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students.  'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014

Keelan Visit :Market Harborough: Welland Park Academy, Keelan Phillips visits school as part of the legacy roadshow. Pro freestyle BMX rider does a demonstration for students. 'Wednesday 15th Janauary 2014