Introducing the 2021 Gladiators

Welcome to our 2021 Championship Team, racing on Tuesday nights at the Plymouth Coliseum.

Bjarne Pedersen

DATE OF BIRTH: 12 July 1978 Holstebro, Denmark

BRITISH CAREER: (2000-200s) Newcastle (2002-2010, 2016 (Poole) (2011, 2013-14) Eastbourne (2015) Leicester (2021) Peterborough

MAJOR HONOURS: 1999, Danish U21 Champion, 2004 Danish Champion, Elite Riders Champion, European Grand Prix Winner 2006, 2008 World Cup Winner

TEAM HONOURS: 2003, 2004, 2008 Elite League Champion. 2003, 2004 KO Cup Winner, 2002, 2006 Craven Shield Winner. 2003 British League Cup Winner 2001, Premier League Champion, 2007 Elite League Pairs Champion

Jason Crump

DATE OF BIRTH: 6 August 1975, Bristol, Avon.

BRITISH CAREER: (1991) Poole; (1992) Peterborough; (1993) Swindon; (1994-95) Poole; (1996-97) Peterborough; (1998) Oxford; (1999) Peterborough; (2000-01) King’s Lynn; (2002-06) Belle Vue; (2007) Poole; (2008-09) Belle Vue; (2020) Ipswich.

MAJOR HONOURS: Australian Under-16 Champion: 1990; Australian Under-21 Champion: 1995; Queensland State Champion: 1995, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2004; Australian Champion: 1995, 2007; World Under-21 Champion: 1995; World Team Cup Champion: 1999; Elite League Riders’ Champion: 1999, 2001, 2006, 2008; World Cup Champion: 2001, 2002; Czech Golden Helmet Champion: 2002, 2006; World Champion: 2004, 2006, 2009.

TEAM HONOURS: League Championship winner: 1992 [Peterborough], 1994 [Poole], 1999 [Peterborough]; Knock-Out Cup winner: 1992 [Peterborough]; 2005 [Belle Vue], 1999 [Peterborough]; Four-Team Championship winner: 1994 [Poole], 1997 [Peterborough]; Craven Shield winner: 1999 [Peterborough]; Pairs Championship winner: 2006 [Belle Vue], 2007 [Poole].

Main image credit: Taylor Lanning Photography

Alfie Bowtell

DATE OF BIRTH: 23 January 1997, Chelmsford, Essex.

BRITISH CAREER: (2015) Rye House II; (2016) Mildenhall; (2017) Newcastle, Lakeside; (2018) Lakeside; (2019) Eastbourne; (2020) Plymouth.

Zach Cook

DATE OF BIRTH: 15 July 1999, Australia.

BRITISH CAREER: (2020) Somerset.

Dillon Ruml

DATE OF BIRTH: March 4, 1999, Orange, California, USA

BRITISH CAREER:

(main image credit: Kenny Lonngren)

Zane Keleher

DATE OF BIRTH: 1 February 1993, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia

BRITISH CAREER: Poole Pirates (2021)

Richard Lawson

DATE OF BIRTH: 14 February 1986, Whitehaven, Cumbria.

BRITISH CAREER: ((2008) Redcar II; (2009) Workington; (2010) Workington, Wolverhampton; (2011) Workington, Peterborough; (2012) Workington; (2013) Lakeside, Workington; (2014) Lakeside, Redcar; (2015-16) Lakeside, Glasgow; (2017) Somerset, Glasgow; (2018) Somerset, Lakeside; (2019) Ipswich, Eastbourne.

CLUB HONOURS: Four-Team Championship winner: 2009 [Workington]; Young Shield winner: 2010 [Workington]; Knock-Out Cup winner: 2016 [Glasgow], 2018 [Somerset]

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