Look-alikes – two new faces for the price of one.
First weeks of January and, apart from Warner and Peat, who are snowboarding at the Tompkins mansionette in the Alps, mountain biking is in deep hibernation. So, as we hear that ‘no news is good news’, here’s a classic piece of silly season no news.
“I say, I say I say, my dog’s got no news.” .
Have a look at these two new faces and see if you can tell them apart. Not so easy is it? But it ought to be because one is ginger(ish) Kris Hargreaves, the Yorker than Yorkshire privateer rider, who has been putting in some good performances at World Cup level entirely off his own bat – Kris is sponsored by his dad’s shoe shop. The other is half Barbadian, small, but loud, Lakeland babe racer, Jaymie Mart.
“People keep coming up to us asking if we’re brother and sister. It’s the full-face helmets that do it; you’d probably never notice without them. We look exactly the same from the nose up.”
True, there isn’t much difficulty telling them apart in real life, Jaymie’s the one with the open mouth.
Did you hear the one about the dyslectic atheist? He didn’t believe in Dog…