ELLIS Daniel < Back  
Sport Cycling - Track
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 07 Oct 1988 in Albury, AUS
Height1.84 m
Weight 91 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence South Australia, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He started cycling competitively at age 10.
Why this sport? His older sister was a cyclist and he used to watch her race and train. He decided to have a go and liked it.
Club / Team Canberra CC, ACTAS and AIS: Australia
Name of coach Gary West
Coach from which country? Australia
International Debut
Year 2008
Competing for Australia
Tournament World Championships
Location Great Britain
General Interest
Hobbies Playing guitar, music, playing Australian rules football and older style cars. (Cycling Australia, 27 Aug 2010)
Memorable sporting achievement Making the 2008 Olympic team. (NOC, 14 Jul 2008)
Hero / Idol Ryan Bayley, Shane Kelly. (NOC, 14 Jul 2008)
Superstitions / Rituals / Beliefs He listens to Guns'n'Roses 'Sweet Child of Mine' before every race. (abc.net.au, 30 Jul 2008)
Sporting philosophy / motto "If you want the rainbow, you have to put with the rain." (NOC, 14 Jul 2008)
Ambitions To represent Australia at the Olympic and Commonwealth Games and the World Championships. (Cycling Australia, 27 Aug 2010)