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] 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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Nettie’s Top Tips for Ultimate Recovery

While pondering ideas for my monthly blog, I couldn’t quite hear my thoughts over the throbbing in my legs after yet another solid day of training. I suddenly had an idea; why not share some of my recovery tips with some of our most valued followers? Now, I must warn readers, I am no exercise

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The Pride of being an Olympian

  The Pride of being an Olympian I still remember the day our coach, Gary Sutton sat my teammates, Josie Tomic, Melissa Hoskins, Amy Cure and I down, the day before the 2012 Olympic Cycling Team was to be announced. We were on camp in Holland, sitting on the lounge in the corner of Sutto’s

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107 Days to Go

107 days to go. We’re almost in double digits. It’s hard to believe that four years of preparation has almost come to an end. It has been an eventful four years to say the least. I’ve competed in four Track World Championships, three Road World Championships and a Commonwealth Games. I’ve had 9 breaks spent

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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.