HEPBURN Michael < Back  
Sport Cycling - Road, Cycling - Track
CGA Australia   
Gender Men
Born 17 Aug 1991 in Brisbane, AUS
Height1.86 m
Weight 77 kg
Human Interest
Further Personal Information
Residence Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Occupation Athlete
Languages English
Higher education Human Movement Studies - University of Queensland: Brisbane, QLD, AUS
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport? He began competitive cycling at age 14.
Why this sport? "Through triathlon my love and enthusiasm for the bike grew and I began competing in bike races."
Club / Team Orica [road]: Australia
Name of coach Tim Decker [national], AUS
General Interest
Nicknames Heppy (greenedgecycling.com, 27 May 2016)
Most influential person in career Coach Nick Formosa. (cadencecycling.com, 22 Sep 2010)
Sporting philosophy / motto "Have a good time and enjoy life." (rio2016.olympics.com.au, 06 Mar 2016)
Awards and honours He was named the 2013 Cycling Australia Male Track Cyclist of the Year. (cycling.org.au, 09 Nov 2013)

He was named the 2011 and 2013 Queensland Cyclist of the Year. (qld.cycling.org.au, 25 Nov 2013; qsmsports.com, 24 Nov 2011)
Other sports He has represented Australia in road cycling. He won gold in the individual time trial at the 2015 Oceania Championships in Toowoomba, QLD, Australia. (SportsDeskOnline, 27 Jul 2016; greenedgecycling.com, 27 May 2016)
Ambitions To win gold at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (cyclingnews.com, 02 Dec 2015)