Next time you get a chance to see Lara Croft pulling wheelies in Tomb Raider, take a closer look at the pouting beauty on the bike. The exploding Vespa in Bourne Ultimatum? Making Ms.
His background as a factory-trained bike mechanic and engineer helped, as did an early fascination with modifying bikes. The real motivation was helping people to not fall off.
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His skill as a trainer was quickly noticed: For a guy barely in his 20s it was quite an accolade. This solid reputation and a base in north-west London created another unplanned opportunity. BBC scouts identified him as a perfect choice for training actors to ride for TV roles. Word got around, and soon it was rock stars and other celebrities.
It was only a matter of time before the first call from a film crew.