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Month: November 2016

High5 Dream Team Blend Youth and Experience for 2017 Campaign

The High5 Dream Team will combine youth with experience as they look to win the Subaru National Road Series team’s classification for the third year in succession. Two-time Individual Pursuit World Champion Rebecca Wiasak is back for a third season in High5 Dream Team colours, where she will be joined once again by Lucy Kennedy, Tessa Fabry, and Samantha de Riter. The quartet welcome new recruits Emily Roper, Jessica Pratt, Chloe Moran, Ruby Roseman-Gannon and Kristina Clonan. Canberra’s Rebecca Wiasak is eagerly anticipating a new season with the High5 Dream Team. ‘I am so excited to return to the...

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2016 High5 Dream Team Season Review – Lucy Kennedy

In her first season with the High5 Dream Team, Lucy Kennedy was a regular on National Road Series podiums across the country, picking up a host of Queen of the Mountain jerseys, and claiming her first tour win at the National Capital Tour. She reviews her season here. Q. What was your personal highlight of 2016? A.Winning my first NRS stage and tour at the National Capital Tour. I had been targeting the tour since the courses were released, as it really suited my strengths. It was satisfying to achieve this goal and made even more special because the...

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2016 High5 Dream Team Season Review – Rebecca Wiasak

2016 was an incredible year for Rebecca Wiasak, who defended her Individual Pursuit World Championship rainbows, pushed the Australian Team Pursuit squad all the way to Rio, then came home to pick up a host of National Road Series stage and tour victories. She recaps 2016 with us here. Q. What was your personal highlight of 2016? A. Winning the Amy’s Otway Tour, including the Amy’s Criterium in a solo breakaway and the Amy’s Otway Classic on the Sunday. It was a hilly and long road race which does not suit my strengths but I was pretty motivated coming...

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2016 High5 Dream Team Season Review – Kendelle Hodges

High5 Dream Team captain Kendelle Hodges had a stunning 2016, picking up stage wins in Australia, Canada, and the US, as well as leading the team to back-to-back National Road Series Teams Classification victories. She looks back on her year here: Q. What was your personal highlight of 2016? A. My personal highlight for 2016 was winning the POCO Grand Prix as part of BC Super Week in Canada. There was an exciting atmosphere around the event and a really fast finish that I loved. I stood on the start line wanting to win the race. So to then go...

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