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Month: September 2016

High5 Dream Team Dominate National Capital Tour; Win National Road Series

After winning all four stages, General Classification, Sprinters Classification, and the Team’s Classification, the High5 Dream Team have confirmed their status as the premiere team in the country for the second season running. On a dramatic final day of racing in Canberra, Kendelle Hodges won the Stage 3 kermesse, Rebecca Wiasak sprinted to victory on the Stage 4 criterium, and Lucy Kennedy claimed her maiden General Classification win. ‘I’m really really happy to win the tour, and for the High5 Dream Team to win every stage of the tour. It was an incredibly successful tour, we cleaned up again!...

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Lucy Kennedy Climbs Into National Capital Tour Lead

Lucy Kennedy has climbed into the lead of the 2016 National Capital Tour after a complete team performance delivered her to the base of Black Mountain, where Kennedy could display her extraordinary climbing ability, taking the win by seven seconds over Ruth Corset. National Road Series leader Lisen Hockings was a further 23 seconds behind. After finishing second in the opening stage time trial to teammate Rebecca Wiasak, Kennedy was pleased to be able to keep the yellow jersey in the team. ‘That was hard work! It was always going to be hard work, so I was prepared to...

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Dream Start To 2016 National Capital Tour

The High5 Dream Team got off to a dream start to the 2016 National Capital Tour, with Rebecca Wiasak and Lucy Kennedy going 1-2 in the Stage 1 time trial. With just two seconds separating the duo, it gives the team plenty of cards to play going into a jam packed weekend of racing. ‘I absolutely love racing at home, I think the event is really beautiful taking in some iconic landmarks in Canberra. ‘I’ll be doing everything I can to support my teammates tomorrow and then on Sunday as well. It’s nice to get the result as well...

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High5 Dream Team Set To Storm Nation's Capital

Fresh from clean-sweeping Amy’s Otway Tour last weekend, the High5 Dream Team head to Canberra for the final race of the 2016 Subaru National Road Series season, the National Capital Tour, with their eyes firmly focussed on winning the Team Classification for the second year running. The team will be led by hometown hero and Amy’s Otway Tour winner Rebecca Wiasak, who is excited about the opportunity to race in front of her home crowd. ‘I love racing at home. It’s so special to race on roads that we usually train on. ‘This year the National Capital Tour includes...

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Wonderful Wiasak Wins Amy’s Otway Tour

On a weekend that saw the High5 Dream Team put on a teamwork masterclass, Rebecca Wiasak has taken back to back stage wins to seal overall victory in the 2016 Amy’s Otway Tour. Wiasak also takes home the Sprint Classification, while her teammate Lucy Kennedy won the Mountain Classification. The exclamation point on a dream two days of racing was the Teams General Classification victory, almost two minutes ahead of their closest competitors. Known more for her sprinting prowess than her climbing, Wiasak used the inspiration of the leaders’ jersey to climb with the best riders in the National...

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