Subject(s): Steve Hislop
Sport: Motorcycle Racing
Location: Wilton Lodge Park, Hawick, Scottish Borders
Sculptor: David Annand
Status: In Situ
Plaque 1: STEVE HISLOP. 11 January 1962 - 30 July 2003. Born in the Scottish Border town of Hawick, and raised at Southdean, Steve began his working and racing career in nearby Denholm, but latterly he lived Onchan on the Isle of Man. One of the fastest and most stylish riders of his generation, he was respected and admired by his rivals and legions of fans. Tragically, at the age of 41 years, Steve was killed in a helicopter accident at Carlenrig, Teviothead, near his former home town. At the time he was the reigning British Superbike Champion.
Plaque 2: STEVE HISLOP. Isle of Man TT Victories. 1987 Formula 2 Yamaha. 1988 Production B Honda. 1989 TT Formula 1 Honda. 1989 Supersport 600 Honda. 1989 Senior Honda. 1991 TT Formula 1 Honda. 1991 Supersport 600 Honda. 1991 Senior Honda. 1992 Senior Norton. 1994 TT Formula 1 Honda. 1994 Senior Honda. Other Major Victories. 1987 Northwest 200 350CC. 1989 Northwest 200 750CC. 1989 Northwest 200 750CC. 1989 Ulster GP TTF1. 1990 Ulster GP 750CC. 1990 British 250CC Champion. 1990 Macau Grand Prix. 1992 Bol D’Or 24 Hour Race. 1993 Macau Grand Prix. 1994 Macau Grand Prix. 1995 British Superbike Champion. 1999 Le Mans 24 Hour Race. 2002 British Superbike Champion.