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Month: August 2016

Two Jerseys And A Stage Win Cap Successful Tour of the King Valley

The High5 Dream Team have finished the 2016 Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley with bulging suitcases after taking home a victory on Stage 3 and the sprinters jersey by Rebecca Wiasak, third on General Classification and the Queen of the Mountain jersey by Lucy Kennedy, and top spot on Team’s General Classification after a complete team effort all tour. After scoring points in all three climbs of Stage 4, Kennedy edged out Ruth Corset by two points to claim the Queen of the Mountain jersey, and finished 12 seconds behind race winner Lisen Hockings on General Classification....

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Dream Day For The Dream Team At King Valley

In a dream day for the High5 Dream Team, Rebecca Wiasak and Kendelle Hodges have finished 1-2 on the third stage of the 2016 Tour of the King Valley. Lucy Kennedy took maximum points to pull on the Queen of the Mountain jersey, and the team leads the Team’s General Classification by 34 seconds with one stage remaining. ‘That was incredible! I’ve won this stage before when it had the different approach in. I knew my legs were strong, I climbed with the front bunch up the second climb and I was up there on a couple of the...

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Tessa Fabry Third In 2016 Tour of the King Valley Stage 1 Time Trial

High5 Dream Team’s Tessa Fabry has raced into third position in the 2016 Tour of the King Valley time trial, finishing just 11 seconds behind stage winner Lisen Hockings. Samantha de Riter was the first member of the Dream Team to start, posting a time of 12:52.52. Wind and rain threatened to wreak havoc on the stage, however, the worst of it held off long enough for Kendelle Hodges to post a time of 12:41.24 to finish 14th overall. As the wind picked up, times started to tumble. Lucy Kennedy finished 6th overall with a time of 12:16.12, while...

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Full Strength Dream Team Head To King Valley

As the National Road Series returns from its winter break, the High5 Dream Team are sending arguably their strongest squad of 2016 to the Sam Miranda Tour of the King Valley. Rebecca Wiasak makes her return to the road, and will be one of the favourites for the nine kilometre Stage 1 time trial. After a successful stint racing in the US, Kendelle Hodges also returns to the team, while Lucy Kennedy continues her comeback from a broken collarbone sustained at Battle on the Border. “It’s exciting to have the full High5 Dream Team back together so we are able...

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Kendelle Hodges: From Nationals To The USA

I am currently sitting in a small town next to Lake Michigan reflecting on everything from Nationals at the beginning of the year until now, the National Road Series mid-season break. The year has certainly had highs and lows but thankfully many more highs over the last six months which has made it one of the most enjoyable periods both on and of the bike. The Australian summer was hot and fast. Filled with racing, we had Australian Road Nationals, Santos Women’s Tour, and Cadel’s. The outlook for the remainder of the NRS calendar saw large gaps in racing...

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