Emmeline Ragot is a top downhill rider from France. She began racing when she was 15 and became a professional in 2004. She has some impressive results to date including 02 & 03 Junior World Champion, 09 & 11 World Champion as well as 3 World Cup Wins. In 2012 she had great results in the World Cup with a top three finish in every round coming second overall. Her UCI rankings have been consistent, with a top five finish in most years.
Emmeline currently rides for Team Lapierre. She took the win at the 2012 UCI World Cup in Fort William as well as a win in Crankworx Garbanzo with podiums in many other races. Her 2013 season saw her take the win in round 4 of the UCI World Cup in Mont Saint Anne and a win in the Crankworx Air Downhill, well known for being one of the longest and toughest races in mountain biking. As well as downhill she has competed in a few enduro rounds, taking 3rd place in the Enduro World Series in Les 2 Alpes.
Born in Angoulême, France on 27th May 1986, Emmeline studies physiotherapy between training and riding when the race season is over. In 2009 she spent time in New Zealand learning English and training after a season of competing in both downhill and 4x. She began riding when she was 12 after joining a mountain biking club, riding all disciplines at first; before focusing her efforts on downhill.