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Finding my feet

Finding my feet Road racing is tough. Pelotons of up to two hundred riders, all fighting for position, all wanting that glorified win. Pot-holes, ‘road furniture’ and gravel add spice to the racing, let alone crosswinds, hills or slippery descents. When I flew to Europe in February, I knew what I was in for. The

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Edmondson WINS in Europe

Article from www.wigglehigh5.com: Wiggle High5 Pro Cycling’s Annette Edmondson won the second edition Pajot Hills Classic in Gooik, Belgium, with a sprint that pulled her clear of her rivals on the uphill finishing straight. The Australian former double Track World Champion crossed the line several lengths ahead of the battle for second place, which was won by

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Time for a Change

  After 5 years representing Australia on the track, it’s time for a change. I call it, Nettie 3.0. I had a crack at track sprinting, I found my niche in track endurance, but now it’s time to turn my focus to something else; the road. Whilst I signed my first pro-contract on the road

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2016/17 Summer Racing Schedule

December 2, 2016

Want to catch Nettie racing over the Summer?  Here’s a brief schedule of her upcoming races: Date  Race  Location  7/12/16 – 10/12/16  Oceania Track Cycling Championships  Darebin International Sports Centre, Melbourne  17/12/16  Austral + Madison National Championships  Hisense Arena, Melbourne  18/12/16  SKCC Shimano Supercrit  South Melbourne  27/12/16 – 1/1/17  Tasmanian Track Carnivals  Tasmania  4/1/17  National Criterium Championship  Ballarat

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Around Japan in 10 Days: Part 2

October 16, 2016

Day 6. I’m not the betting type but I’d say that not one person has visited Hiroshima and not visited it’s Peace Park. That was the first task for Day 6 for Anneliese and my trip ‘around Japan in ten days’. From the moment we first spotted the Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku/Atombic Bomb Dome), the

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Around Japan in 10 days: Part 1

The Rio Olympics are over. Now what? I’ve been going hard on the bike for four years. I had a month off after London, 2012 and then a second month pottering around on my bike, writing my own schedule. Since then I’ve generally had two, two week breaks per year, after each Track and Road

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Rio 2016: Heartbreak to Acceptance

It’s been 33 days since I stepped off my bike at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Shortly after I walked off the track, I burst into tears on national television. This time, it wasn’t the right sort. I wasn’t prepared for this. When dreaming of Rio, I never set my sights on anything other than

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Brazil: Olympic Dreams and Sisters’ Rendezvous

Brazil. Rio de Janeiro. 2016 Olympic Games. It has been all about the Olympic Games for me. After missing out on getting into medicine at University in July, 2010, I desperately wanted to make the Olympic Games. Two years later, I made it to London. I raced hard and came away with a bronze medal.

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One Step Closer

Our time in Rockhampton is coming to an end. Six athletes, two coaches, a soigneur, a sports scientist and a gym coach on one Quest hotel floor for 27 days. Of those 27 days, just one was subject to rain, and that happened to be on our day off. That’s why we came to Rockhampton;

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Inside Australia’s Olympic track cycling medal factory

[Article taken from theguardian.com] With Rio 2016 just around the corner, Guardian Australia was granted exclusive access to the Cycling Australia High Performance Unit in Adelaide by Kieran Pender Cadel Evans AM. Stuart O’Grady OAM. Bradley McGee OAM. Katherine Bates. These are just some of the high-achieving former Australian cyclists whose images adorn the Champions Walk

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ABOUT ME

Annette Edmondson (born 12 December 1991 in Adelaide) is an Australian cyclist who races on both the track, and on the road as part of Australia’s professional women’s road cycling team, Orica-AIS.

Annette recently won gold and silver medals at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow alongside her younger brother Alex. Annette also competed at the 2012 Olympics where she won bronze in the women’s omnium.

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