Hello everyone! I wanted to summarise my year but decided that it was just too big and the blog might be too long once I got typing, so I will list my highlights, my challenges and the lessons I’ve learned in my career so far. 2016 Highlights: – Winning the first stage of the Mitchelton Bay Series Crits and managing to win the overall title – Becoming the first Aussie woman to achieve a podium in the new Women’s World Tour at Drenthe (and my first top ranked UCI podium) – Consistent results in the Spring Classics – Back-to-Back victories… View Post

  Rio… Where do I even start?! I’ve just arrived back to Europe from the most incredible three weeks of my life, so I guess I will start from the beginning. A year ago I had a meeting with my team coaches to talk about my goals of 2016. Gaining selection for the olympics was highest on my list and thankfully they humoured me even though they said it was a very outside chance. Even 6 months later I wasn’t being strongly considered for the team but I kept my head down and my mouth shut and let my legs… View Post

There are so many things I want to say and people to thank now that it has been announced that I have been selected to represent Australia at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, but first I want to tell you a story. It’s not my story – you’ve probably heard 100 like mine where a kid who is last in every race goes on to become an Olympian – this story is about who got me here. I want to dedicate my biggest achievement (so far) to my Dad. Dad poured his energy and heart into cross-country skiing and was… View Post