TOMIC Josephine < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Australia   
Gender Women
Born 09 Jun 1989 in Perth, AUS
Height1.75 m
Weight 65 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Perth, WA, AUS
Occupation Student
Languages English
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? She started competitive cycling at age 14.
Why this sport? She used to do triathlons but enjoyed the cycling aspect the most and decided to focus purely on cycling.
Club / Team Lotto-Honda: Belgium
Name of coach Darryl Benson
Coach from which country? Australia
International Debut
Year 2009
Competing for Australia
Tournament World Championships
Location Poland
General Interest
Nicknames Josie. (josietomic.com, 27 Nov 2011)
Hobbies Music, shopping, fashion, movies, going to the beach, spending time with friend and family. (Cycling Australia, 26 Aug 2010;dailypeloton.com, 27 Jul 2009 )
Memorable sporting achievement Winning three junior world titles and winning a senior world title in the omnium [a multiple race event in track cycling]. (dailypeloton.com, 27 Jul 2009)
Most influential person in career Her mother. (bikepure.org, 12 Mar 2010)
Hero / Idol Cyclists Sarah Ulmer, Marianne Vos and Lance Armstrong. (dailypeloton.com, 27 Jul 2009)
Injuries She was involved in a crash in the Netherlands in July of 2009, hurting her left leg and causing damage to her hip. (theaustralian.com.au, 20 Nov 2009)
Awards and honours She was named the 2007 Young Australian Female Athlete of the Year. (cycling.org.au, 30 Jan 2012)
Other sports She used to do triathlons. (dailypeloton.com, 27 Jul 2009)
Ambitions Compete for Australia at the highest level and to become an Olympic champion. (cycling.org.au, 30 Jan 2012; dailypeloton.com, 27 Jul 2009)
Other information PROFESSIONAL TEAM
She competed for Belgian outfit Lotto-Honda in 2011. (josietomic.com, 27 Nov 2011)