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Month: September 2017

High5 Dream Team Clean Sweep at Battle Recharge

After laying down a marker in the opening Battle Recharge Team Time Trial, the High5 Dream Team have taken all before them, winning three of four stages, Team’s General Classification, Mountain Classification, and going 1-2-3 on General Classification with Lucy Kennedy taking the top spot on the podium, joined by teammates Rebecca Wiasak and Emily Roper. To complete a dominant weekend of racing, the High5 Dream Team also went 1-2-3 on Stage 4, with tour winner Kennedy first, Kristina Clonan second, and Rebecca Wiasak third. In what has become a habit over the past two seasons, Kennedy also takes...

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Lucy Kennedy Wins Battle Recharge Stage 3

With their hot run of form continuing, Lucy Kennedy has won Stage 3 of Battle Recharge, and moved into the lead on General Classification as the High5 Dream Team have now had three riders take the leaders jersey in a complete team effort. After setting the early pace and protecting race leader Em Roper, the stage was certainly not a straightforward one for Kennedy, who found herself trailing the peloton by minutes after an unfortunate puncture on the opening Queen of the Mountain climb of the day. ‘I’d spent about 95% of the first lap on the front controlling...

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High5 Dream Team Light Up 2017 Battle Recharge Day 1

On a hot opening day of the 2017 Battle Recharge, the High5 Dream team lit up the opening two stages to win the Team Time Trial on Stage 1, before putting two riders on the podium in Stage 2. After a dominant display, team captain Em Roper will wear the leader’s jersey going into Stage 3. Powered by two-time Individual Pursuit world champion Rebecca Wiasak, the High5 Dream Team went into the Stage 1 Team Time Trial as the red-hot favourites, and certainly didn’t disappoint, tearing up the Murwillumbah course in 34:01.4 to take the stage win, nearly 90...

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High5 Dream Team Set To Do Battle

Fresh off winning Amy’s Otway Tour last weekend, the High5 Dream Team head to Queensland for Battle Recharge looking to extend their winning streak. With four of the five riders on the team from Queensland, the High5 Dream Team will go into battle with an eye on defending their home turf across the three days and four stages of racing. For the first time in the National Road Series in 2017 there will be a team time trial, which plays to the strengths of powerhouses such as former Individual Pursuit world champion Rebecca Wiasak and the in-form Lucy Kennedy....

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Lucy Kennedy Returns To NRS Action At Amy’s Otway Tour

After a scintillating spell of racing in Europe, Amy Gillett Foundation scholarship holder Lucy Kennedy returns to National Road Series action this weekend at Amy’s Otway Tour. Kennedy completed her European campaign in fine style, winning a stage and taking out the General Classification at Tour de l’Ardeche for the High5 Development Team, and is excited about the prospect of rejoining her High5 Dream Team teammates in the women’s NRS peloton. ‘We’ve had a huge racing schedule here and have a very quick turnaround between landing in Australia and racing Amy’s Otway Tour so I’m not sure how my...

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