Steve Hislop

Steve Hislop

Bike champ's family attack report on 'copter crash

THE family of British superbike champion Steve Hislop, who died in a helicopter crash two years ago, have criticised the official findings into what caused the accident.

Jets 'in air' when bike legend crashed

AIR accident investigators have admitted that low-flying jets were in the area at the time motorcycle legend Steve Hislop died in a helicopter crash.

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New evidence could hold vital clue to champion motorcyclist's death

NEW evidence has been found near where champion motorcycle rider Steve Hislop died in a helicopter crash last year.

Double memorials to late Superbike champion

TWO identical, life-size, bronze statues of Steve Hislop, the late Superbike champion, will be erected in his native Borders and on the Isle of Man after a memorial fund for the rider raised £45,000 in only six months.

A legend on two wheels, a life lived in full

FEW can say they really knew Steve Hislop. Fewer still, perhaps, understood him.

Bikers say farewell to Steve Hislop

THEY arrived noisily in their hundreds on their brightly painted Yamahas, Ducatis and Hondas to crowd the Borders town of Hawick to say a last goodbye to their hero and colleague Steve Hislop.

Hundreds pay respects to Hislop

HUNDREDS of bikers poured through the centre of a Borders town in a mark of respect following the funeral of British Superbike champion Steve Hislop.

Tributes to a sporting hero

IT IS often only in death that your achievements are truly appreciated. Steve Hislop, who was laid to rest in Hawick yesterday, rode motorbikes with such speed and dexterity he was crowned British Superbike champion on two occasions. His talents were recognised within the world of motorsport but were not, perhaps, as widely applauded beyond that closeknit community as they should have been.

RAF low-flying examined in Hislop inquiry

THE INVESTIGATION into the death of Steve Hislop, the British Superbike champion, in a helicopter crash will examine low-flying activity in the Scottish Borders, it emerged last night.

Village mourns death of its 'local hero'

FAMILY members and close friends of British Superbike champion Steve Hislop last night spoke of their "terrible grief" as an investigation continued into why his helicopter crashed on a remote Borders hillside.

Tributes paid to a man born to race

JUST ten days ago, Steve Hislop wrote a note to his old school pals on the Friends Reunited website. It said: "My new hobby is flying helicopters. What a buzz."

Crash experts probe biker's copter

AIR investigators today began examining the wreckage of the helicopter in which Scots Superbike champion Steve Hislop died.

Bike champ death scene investigation under way

AIR investigators today began examining the wreckage of the helicopter in which Scots Superbike champion Steve Hislop died.

British Superbike champion killed in helicopter crash

THE reigning British Superbike champion Steve Hislop has been killed in a helicopter crash near his childhood home in the Borders.

Hislop still plodding away pondering great lift-off

WHATEVER happens at Knockhill in round 5 of British Superbikes today, it may prove even more memorable as the final appearance on his "home" track of one of the sport’s finest.

Hislop confident of taking Byrne to limit at Knockhill

THE biggest day for Scotland’s two-wheel afficianados, the annual round of the British Superbike Championship at Knockhill, roars into Fife next weekend with defending champ and home favourite Steve Hislop determined to close the gap on runaway leader Shane Byrne.

Hislop believes superbike title can be retained

BRITISH Superbike champion Steve Hislop left a sun-blasted Silverstone knowing he faces a serious challenge if he is to retain his title after finishing eighth and fifth in the opening double-header of the 2003 campaign, writes JIM McGILL.

'Old man' Hislop seeks revenge after sacking from MonsterMob

Scotland’s fastest man on two wheels, Steve Hislop, spoke out for the first time since being dismissed by the MonsterMob Ducati team - because he is too old.

Hislop ends long wait for victory

BATTLING Borderer Steve Hislop finally laid a seven-year bogey to rest when he cruised to his first British Superbike Championship since 1997 at Donington Park, writes JIM McGILL.

Hislop out to become champion

HAWICK’S Steve Hislop will be hoping to wrap up the British Superbike Championship at Donington Park this weekend by finishing ahead of nearest rival Sean Emmett.

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