HOSKING Chloe < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 01 Oct 1990 in Bendigo, AUS
Height1.58 m
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Canberra, ACT, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Higher education Communications - Griffith University: Gold Coast, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started competitive cycling when she was 12.
Why this sport? She was playing field hockey and doing rockclimbing at a national level but she got injured and asked her father [who was a keen cyclist] if he could set her up on a bike.
Club / Team Specialized-Lululemon: Canberra, ACT, AUS
Name of coach Kristy Scrymgeour [sports director], Ronny Lauke [sports director]
Training Regime She rides for four hours a day.
General Interest
Hobbies Hanging out with friends, shopping, travelling. (dailypeloton.com, 29 Apr 2009)
Memorable sporting achievement Retaining the yellow jersey in stage three of the Tour of Chongming Island in 2009. (dailypeloton.com, 29 Apr 2009)
Most influential person in career Her father. (dailypeloton.com, 29 Apr 2009)
Hero / Idol Cyclists Oenone Wood and Martine Bras. (dailypeloton.com, 29 Apr 2009)
Famous relatives Her dad is also a cyclist. (cyclingnews.com, 30 Nov 2009)
Ambitions She hopes to write articles about cycling and raise the awareness of cycling. (cyclingnews.com, 30 Nov 2009)
Other information SPANISH LIFE
As well as Canberra, she also spends a lot of the year in Girona, Spain. (outincanberra.com.au, 21 Mar 2012)

In January 2012 she had to apologise to UCI president Pat McQuaid after calling him "a bit of a dick" in her response to McQuaid's suggestion that female cyclists do not deserve the minimum wage. She said she was sorry for how she phrased her comments but believes women cyclists deserve better support for their hard work. ''I think it needs to get more recognition and I'm not going to apologise for what I said, but I do apologise for how I phrased it.'' (theage.com.au, 03 Jan 2012)