Meet the Team

Rare Management is small, committed, hands-on and jargon-free. One of us will always answer the phone and all of us will work hard to make every project a success.

Mike Jardine

Joint founder and Director. Background in marketing with one of the UK’s leading sports equipment distributors and then sports management as Chief Executive of the British Ski and Snowboard Federation.

Lesley Beck

Joint founder and Director. Former leading British skier who competed in 2 Olympics and 5 World Championships. Ran sports photo library before managing Soltex trade show.

The Team

The specialists, interns, contractors and volunteers who work with and for Rare Management to deliver world-class events.

UCI Best Mountain Bike World Cup

2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2016, 2017, 2019

IMMTO Best Mountain Bike Event in World

2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Scottish Thistle Tourism Award

2003 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, 2017 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup

Singletrack Best Mountain Bike Event Award

2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009

Sunday Mail Best Scottish Sport Event

2006 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, 2007 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships, 2010 Archery World Cup Finals

Our Clients

Some of the companies and organisations we've worked for.