One of his earliest accolades was being named the 3rd place finisher for the UK King of Dirt honor in 2007. He placed 2nd in the category the following 3 years.
He became a team rider for the Global Mountain Bike Network. His zimblake Instagram account was followed by more than 50,000.
He moved from Zimbabwe to Isle of Wight, UK.
He and Neil Donoghue both became a part of the Global Mountain Bike Network.