High flyer Hoy

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Sir Chris Hoy is to become an ambassador for the RAF Air Cadets...The cyclist, who announced his retirement from international racing last week, has close family ties to the air force...Last August, the Olympian joined 6 Squadron at RAF Leuchars for a 60-minute training flight in a Typhoon...The RAF invited the 37-year-old to become an ambassador, saying his "excellent reputation" as hard working and high achieving sportsman made him the "ideal role model" for young people...Hoy, who will be made Honorary Group Captain, said he would try his best to attend as many events and competitions as his schedule allows...He said: "I am thrilled to be invited to be an Ambassador for the Air Cadet Organisation..."I am really impressed by the wide range of activities on offer to the cadets and by the commitment of the adult volunteers who support these young people in achieving their potential and becoming good citizens..."I particularly like the emphasis on sport and competition across the Corps and I look forward to attending events as and when my schedule permits. If I can't be there in person, I will be there in spirit and I send my very best wishes to everyone in the Corps.".Filer:  .Sir Chris Hoy, winner of six Olympic Gold medals and one of Great Britains greatest ever athletes announces he is to retire from cycling at Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, Scotland, 18th April 2013. .Picture:Scott Taylor Universal News And Sport (Europe) .All pictures must be credited to www.universalnewsandsport.com. (Office)0844 884 51 22.
Sir Chris Hoy is to become an ambassador for the RAF Air Cadets...The cyclist, who announced his retirement from international racing last week, has close family ties to the air force...Last August, the Olympian joined 6 Squadron at RAF Leuchars for a 60-minute training flight in a Typhoon...The RAF invited the 37-year-old to become an ambassador, saying his "excellent reputation" as hard working and high achieving sportsman made him the "ideal role model" for young...
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