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Month: December 2015

High5 Dream Team Announce 2016 Squad To Defend National Road Series Crown

It is with great pride that the High5 Dream Team announce their eight rider strong line-up that will defend their National Road Series team’s title throughout 2016. The team welcomes three new riders to the fold: Jessica Allen – In 2011 Allen won the junior women’s time trial at the World Championships in Copenhagen, and has since won the 2014 Oceania Road Cycling Championships road race title. At only 22 years of age, she brings a wealth of experience to the squad. Lucy Kennedy – Lucy had an outstanding season after recently converting from triathlon. She climbed with the...

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HIgh5 Dream Team Season Review: Georgia Baker

Georgia Baker had an outstanding 2015, winning National Road Series tours on the road and gold medals on the boards. We review 2015 with her here: Q. What was your highlight of 2015? A. My Highlight for 2015 with the High5 Dream Team would be having a successful season and winning three tours. Q. What was your favourite National Road Series race? A. My favourite race was the Tour of the Goldfields. Q. What is your favourite High5 product? A. My favourite product is the High5 Gels. Q. How many High5 Gels would you estimate you used in 2015?...

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High5 Dream Team Season Review: Kimberley Wells

Kimberley Wells had an outstanding 2015, kicking it off with a win in the Cycling Australia Road National Championships criterium, which saw her wear the green and gold bands in wins at the Adelaide Tour, Battle on the Border, and Launceston Cycling Classic. Q. What was your highlight of 2015? A. Winning two of the four stages of Adelaide Tour was a highlight to kick off the year. My Mum also brought a new lamb to the race, which became our mascot in Adelaide and received much attention from the other riders. Q. What was your favourite National Road...

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Georgia Baker Wins 2016 Australian Madison Championship

After a hugely successful season on the road, Georgia Baker has continued her fine form, taking out the 2016 Australian Madison Championship while partnering Danielle McKinnirey. Baker and McKinnirey finished second in the race to defending champion Annette Edmondson who was partnered by Denmark’s Julie Leth after High5 Dream Team’s Jess Mundy was too sick to defend her crown with Edmondson. As the senior rider of the pair, Baker took on the lion’s share of the responsibility, matching the blistering pace set by Edmondson in the early sprints. “We started off well just trying to get in the swing...

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High5 Dream Team Season Review: Tessa Fabry

Despite an injury that limited her number of race days in 2015, Tessa Fabry overcame the odds and defended her Battle on the Border title as well as contributed to the High5 Dream Team winning the National Road Series team classification. Q. What was your highlight of 2015? A. Winning Battle on the Border for the second year in a row. It was somewhat unexpected as I was coming back from injury and was sick on the first day of the tour and almost didn’t start. I also won my first ever sprint (from a breakaway group) in stage...

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