GILMORE Rochelle < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Australia   
Gender Female
Born 14 Dec 1981 in Caringbah, AUS
Height1.68 m
Weight 56 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Trento, ITA
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Information Technology - Swinburne University: Victoria, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started BMX when she was five years old. She began cycling at the age of 13 in Australia.
Why this sport? "After 10 years of BMX I decided I wanted to switch to an Olympic sport."
Club / Team Bankstown Sports CC; NSWIS: Bankstown, NSW, AUS
Name of coach Warren McDonald
Coach from which country? Australia
Training Regime She often trains twice a day and takes more recovery time that most female cyclists due to the intensity she trains at.
International Debut
Year 2002
Competing for Australia
Tournament Commonwealth Games
Location Manchester
General Interest
Nicknames Shelly. (Athlete, 23 Nov 1999)
Hobbies Studying sports science and water skiing. (Cycling Australia, 27 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Winning at the Road World Cup in Geelong in 2005. (, 26 Aug 2010)
Most influential person in career "My family and my sponsors are the most  important influences in my life. My step father [David] has played a huge role in my life over the past few years. He is the greatest motivator and I believe he has contributed to my successful results to date. He always has the best advice to offer and stands by me through the good times and the bad. My mum, boyfriend, brothers and grandparents are the greatest and most supportive family that I could ever wish for." (, 19 Apr 2002)
Hero / Idol Sean Eadie, "for his dedication and commitment." (NSW Institute of Sport, 29 May 2003)
Injuries A heavy crash at the Dunc Gray Velodrome, Sydney in November 2005 kept her off the bike for a month as she had fractured her L3 transverse vertebra. (, 06 Feb 2006)
Awards and honours She is a four-time winner of the New South Wales Cyclist of the Year award and was a nominee for 1999 Australian Junior Cyclist of the Year award. (Athlete, 23 Nov 1999)
Other sports She competed for Australia in 1995 in BMX cycling and also competes for Australia in track endurance events. (Athlete, 23 Nov 1999, Cycling Australia, 27 Aug 2010)
Ambitions To win a gold medal at the Commonwealth Games. (, 26 Aug 2010)
She is also the manager for both the Lotto Ladies team and the Honda Dream Team as well as being an International Sports Science Association certified fitness trainer. (, 19 Apr 2002,, 26 Aug 2010)

She has also developed her own clothing label, RMGSport. (, 26 Aug 2010)