Further Personal Information
||Te Awamutu, NZL
||Surveying - University of Otago: Dunedin, NZL
Sport Specific Information
|When and where did you begin this sport?
||He started cycling when he was 13 years old.
|Why this sport?
||He was introduced to cycling through a school program.
|Club / Team
||Bissell Pro Cycling Team: United States
||Spending time at the beach, playing golf, catching up with friends, watching movies. (bissellprocycling.com, 07 Sep 2010)
|Memorable sporting achievement
||Winning bronze at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guides, 2010)
||In late 2007 he broke his back in a crash at the foot of the Pyrenees. He was in hospital for a week and had to wear a cast for three months. (NZ Herald, 08 Feb 2008)
In 2005 he injured his left shoulder, dislocating it in a fall in the Oceania points race in Wanganui, New Zealand. The fall affected his preparation for the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, Australia. (NZ Herald, 08 Feb 2008)
||He has been training and racing in team pursuit in Belgium. (New Zealand Commonwealth Games Guides, 2010)
During a training ride with his high school team one of his team members were killed after crashing into a car whilst on a descent. He attributes the sobering affect the crash has on him as the reason for his caution while descending. (cyclingnews.com, 07 Nov 2005)