I began cycling at the age 7 after joining the local cycling club. I wanted to begin a year prior to this but beginning school that year it was too much for a little 6 year old.
I am 40 years old and live in Rockhampton,Qld with my husband and two children where I am employed as a Forest Ranger. I started riding MTB in 2013 at the age of 36. My cycling discipline of choice is now Gravity Enduro but I started out in XC.
I try to stay as fit as I can. For me, this involves riding at least twice a day, even if it’s at my local park riding little jumps that my mates and I make. My best mate Talon Hartwell pushes me to stay as fit as I can by riding with me all the time.
Nelson is a full time staff member at Pushys working in customer service and has been with us since the early days. When he’s not busy working you will usually find him out training on the road in his local bunches
How did you get into your sport: I was introduced to the sport of trials through a family friend who had a history of riding motorcycle trials. I tried my friends Monty trials bike and was hooked from that day on.
Sport: Ironman / Triathlon
When did you start racing as a professional: I competed in ITU until I did my first half ironman race in 2015 in Challenge Taiwan. I have since raced 12 half ironmans finishing 2nd in 9 of them!
AMR Renault Racing Team has been 92 years in the making. Since first forming in Sydney’s western suburbs back in 1920 (making it one of the oldest cycling clubs in Australia)
How did you get into triathlon? I was training for the New York Marathon and during taper had all the usual twitches of wanting to do more than I should. My husband suggested I do a triathlon with him that weekend but I didn’t own a bike and hadn’t been in a pool since high […]
State: QLD Sport: XCO,XCO and General Mountain Biking in the Masters Category Bikes: Rocky Mountain Vertex, Santa Cruz TallBoy, Specialized Tarmac About Mark: Mark is aged 45 and lives in Brisbane,Qld. He is happily married with 3 children. He is employed by Virgin Australia as an Aircraft Maintenance Engineer . He has started riding MTB […]
State: NSW Sport: Masters and elite track cycling, now having a go at mountain biking. How did you get into your sport? My Father!, As a child my father empowered me to try new things and introduced me to cycling around 14 years of age. He encouraged me as a athlete and supported me when […]