As a bicycle mechanic, Sandy attended six Olympic Games and numerous World Championships for all disciplines of cycling and Paralympics sports. He is an inspirational person because he is an unsung hero behind athletes on the Olympic stage making sure every aspect of the bike is ready to perform at its highest level for the riders. For four decades, he has been the mechanic for riders like Sir Chris and hosts of others who have won gold medals and World Championship titles. Sandy also worked with GB Paralympics Rugby team transferring his knowledge of tyres and wheels to benefit the athletes with their wheelchairs. He also works with the GB Olympic Rowing Team who use cycling for cross training. Sandy unselfishly gives himself and his expertise to cyclists not yet on the world stage. From a kind word to others while riding the mountain bike trails near his hometown of Peebles, Sandy supports all levels of cycling. Sandy also represented Great Britain at World Championships and Scotland at the Commonwealth Games as a cyclist himself. He earned several British and Scottish national championship titles in his four decades as an athlete.