While it is no doubt a big achievement for him and he will/has received recognition for his achievement in the downhill world, it is not a mainstream sport and as such you cannot expect him to be in the national media, outside of specialist magazines and maybe his local paper/news.
I understand. But the same could be said for riding a bike, more so downhill. I believe dingers point was said in the vein of squddie humour. My post was in no way a meant to be a rude comment to dinger.
My main point is that I believe track events are over rated in terms of skill and have more to do with what you are born with.