2014 With no BMX racing tracks in Northern Ireland and no-where to practice in her home town her father took her to small pump tracks before travelling to Ratoath in Southern Ireland to ride for fun on the only national standard race track on the island at that time but it quickly came to light that Jodie had a great ability and all she wanted to do was be on her bike on the streets near her home or riding the tracks at the weekend.
More race tracks started to get built although still in the South of Ireland but It was now time to start Racing.
2015 At 10 years old Jodie started racing in the Irish National series, Jodie pushed hard and after having some great races Jodie progressed quickly and finished her first year in the National series ranked #8.
2016 After a a lot of practice in the off season Jodie came back stronger taking a few podium finishes during the series and finished the season ranked Irish National #5.
EXCITING NEWS AS A NEW TRACK IS BUILT IN LISBURN, A LITTLE OVER 30 MILES FROM JODIE'S HOME TOWN AND OPEN 4 DAYS PER WEEK.
THIS MEANS LESS TRAVELLING TIME, MORE PRACTICE AND MORE RACING FOR JODIE WHICH WILL HELP HER PROGRESS
2017 JODIE TAKES PODIUM PLACES
Irish National Championship: It was a great year for Jodie as she was taking a step on the podium at each event to finish the Irish national series on top of the leader board and ranked #1 in Ireland.
Ulster championship: Jodie had a great day racing taking wins in 3 of the 4 races but with a mechanical failure in race 2 she was 1 point behind and had to settle for the #2 spot.
All Ireland Championship: another fantastic event where Jodie battled hard taking maximum points to secure another title.
2018 JODIE TAKES THE TRIPLE CROWN
Irish National Championship: At age 13 to push herself Jodie moved into the 15+ age group for the national series where again she made podiums at each event and came away with the national title once again.
Ulster Championships: This year Jodie took wins in all 4 races and took the Ulster title that she narrowly missed last year.
All Ireland Championship: getting used to being on that top spot Jodie raced hard to take wins all day and maximum points secured her the title.
2019 JODIE HOLDS ONTO THE TRIPLE CROWN
Irish National Championship: Jodie came back even stronger taking wins in every qualifier and final securing her the national #1 plate once again.
Ulster Championship: Another great event for Jodie as she takes wins all day to take the top step of the podium.
All Ireland Championship: Making this look easy Jodie pulls away from the rest of pack in each race to take another well deserved win
2017 with the UK having a world class level of competition it was time for Jodie to compete against these top riders.
Jodie competed in a few of the British national events and this gave her an insight of where she needed progress to, with just a few of these events completed Jodie finished the season ranked #32.
2018. Jodie had a good season against these top riders getting quicker as the season went on with a B final win at the end of the season to finish with a British national ranking #13
2019 and with coach Eric now working with Jodie daily , Jodie went back to UK determined to make the main events.
Rounds 1&2 Jodie was noticeably much faster but narrowly missed out on the main by a few points.
By round 3 Jodie had came back even stronger and made the main event finishing 6th overall for the day.
Jodie continued to make the finals over the rest of the season and took a podium finish (3rd) at Peckham and finished the season ranked British national #6