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Month: January 2015

2015 National Crit Champion – Kimberley Wells

We are only just beginning, but our riders are already proving they have what it takes to be champions! High5 Dream Team Rider, our very own Kimberley Wells, has taken out the First Place Victory at the 2015 National Criterium Race. She will now proudly wear the National Stripes on her specially designed High5 Dream Team cycling kit. Below are some words from Kimberley and a sneak peak of what the kit will look like! [spacer] [spacer] [title_box title=”Gold Rush; Agony and Ecstasy” subtitle=”by Kimberley Wells”] “The good doctor, Kimberley Wells, is the 2015 Australian criterium champion”. The familiar voices in cycling...

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Q & A with Doctor Kimberley Wells

Q. Who is Kimberley Wells A. Kimberley Wells is a 29 year old cyclist and doctor born in Coonamble, NSW, currently residing in Canberra, ACT. Wells is married to aeronautical engineer and ex-air force officer, Douglas Lampe. She studied medicine at James Cook University in far North Queensland before pursuing her medical and cycling careers in ACT.  Under coaching from Olympic gold medallist, Sara Carrigan, Wells won her first national road criterium title in 2013 and has raced in USA & Europe since. Currently  she is channelling her energies into a successful debut in track racing with ACT Academy...

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Q & A with Rebecca Wiasak

Q. Who is Rebecca Wiasak A. Rebecca Wiasak is a 30 year old cyclist from Geelong, Australia. She is a road and track cyclist specialising in the Team Pursuit on the track and Individual Time Trial on the road. She has a Bachelor of Sports Media and has worked as a journalist at The Canberra Times and WIN News but has put her journalism career on hold to pursue her cycling goals. Q. How did you get started in cycling? A. I transitioned into cycling in May 2010 after spending a few years as a triathlete. I started in...

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Q & A with Georgia Baker

Q. Who is Georgia Baker A. Georgia Baker is a 20-year old, endurance cyclist from Perth, Tasmania. Baker has been racing for the past six years and represented Australia on both the road and the track. Her favourite event on the track is the team pursuit and the scratch. On the road she really enjoys all disciplines but criteriums in particular. Before she was a cyclist Baker was a competitive triathlete and netballer. In her spare time she works for her family business and likes to cook and bake. She is also undertaking a part time Police Studiescourse at...

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Q & A with Tessa Fabry

Q: Who is Tessa Fabry? A. I am Tess, I am 26, I grew up in a small country town called Kerang in northern Victoria, but have lived in Melbourne for the past 8 years. I started racing in 2013 after doing a few different things over the years. I have a degree in Communication Design and am also currently studying Urban Planning. I worked as a swimming coach for quite a few years and am also a freelance photographer. Q. How did you get started in cycling? A. It all started around 4 years ago when a friend...

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