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About

My goal is to be the first middle aged stagiare in pro cycling, either that or win a C grade club race. Probably the club race.

Member Since:
 
February 2013
Based In:
 
Melbourne
Favourite Sporting Team:
The Mighty Hawks
Favourite Sports:
Cycling,

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Has corporatising Australia’s Olympic effort blunted our athletes’ performances?

Has corporatising Australia’s Olympic effort blunted our athletes’ performances?

21 Aug 2016

To most fans watching Australia’s Olympic athletes on the telly, it’s all about the sport. Elite athletes doing what they’re very good at.

More track cycling, less of the golf and tennis blow-ins please

More track cycling, less of the golf and tennis blow-ins please

13 Aug 2016

On Friday evening Rio time, Great Britain’s track pursuit team beat Australia to take the gold medal. Both teams broke the world record, with Britain shaving just a bit more off to edge out the Aussies.

The story behind the Simon Yates terbutaline scandal

The story behind the Simon Yates terbutaline scandal

1 May 2016

On Thursday, it was revealed that rising British road cycling star, Olympic prospect and Orica-GreenEDGE professional team member Simon Yates had tested positive for the banned substance terbutaline.

Essendon vs Lance: Why the WADA code must apply to team sports

Essendon vs Lance: Why the WADA code must apply to team sports

14 Jan 2016

As a footy and cycling fan, I’m genuinely sympathetic to how devastating the CAS verdict must be to the Essendon players. However, like many cycling fans, there is a temptation to feel a degree of schadenfreude at the ‘pain’ of doping scandals being distributed around other sports.

The six defining moments of the 2015 Tour de France

The six defining moments of the 2015 Tour de France

29 Jul 2015

This year’s Tour de France – taken out by Sky Racing’s Chris Froome – was defined by a number of key stages, attacks and events.

Making sense of the Essendon doping scandal and ASADA’s case

22 Jun 2014

Having read a number of articles of late on Essendon’s alleged use of proscribed substances – specifically Thymosin Beta 4 – I thought it worth discussing some important aspects of the case and how it relates to anti-doping regulations.