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Pushys Sponsored Athlete: Kurt Eather

kurt-pushys-thumbnail-1State: New South Wales

Sport: Cycling

Current bike: Focus Izalco max

How did you get into the sport: I started racing with the Dubbo Cycle Club at the age of two. I would attend the local club track racing nights with my father Vaughn who also raced. I started off in the tiny tots division on my training wheels before progressing to a 20 inch track bike at the age of four.

Hardest thing about your sport: The hardest thing about Cycling is the training. The early morning training sessions through winter in the minus degree temperatures at 6am.

kurt-pushys-thumbnail-2What dose your regular training week consist of:

  • Monday: 1.5 hour recovery ride
  • Tuesday: ergo session morning, track racing evening
  • Wednesday: 2 hour motorpace
  • Thursday: ergo session morning, track session evening
  • Friday: strength and conditioning
  • Saturday: track session, hour road ride
  • Sunday: track session

How do you keep motivated:
Enjoy the competition and achieving my goals.

Goals:kurt-pushys-thumbnail-3
Present: to do well at the Australian Track Championship and to be selected in the junior worlds team.
Future: to join a professional road cycling team.

Best piece of advice you have been given:
Train hard race easy

2017 results:

Under 17 mens State championship track

  • 1st individual pursuit
  • 1st kierin
  • 1st Madison
  • 2nd 500m TT
  • 2nd sprint

National track championshipkurt-pushys-thumbnail-4

  • 1st points race
  • 1st Kieran
  • 1st team sprint
  • 2nd individual pursuit
  • 3rd team pursuit

Road state championship

  • 1st individual time trial
  • 1st criterium
  • 1st Road race

National road championship

  • kurt-pushys-thumbnail-51st Road race
  • 5th individual time trial

 

  • Won Clarence Street Wheelrace
  • Won Illawarra junior road tour
  • Won Hunter junior road tour

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