TOP JUNIOR CYCLISTS PLAY THEIR PART IN TRACK WORLD CUP

TOP JUNIOR CYCLISTS PLAY THEIR PART IN TRACK WORLD CUP

Five unfamiliar faces will have come familiar to television audiences all over New Zealand and the world as they appeared in the award ceremonies at the TISSOT UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cambridge from 18-20 January.

DAKIN AND CHRISTIE READY TO FIRE IN FRONT OF HOME CROWD AT TRACK WORLD CUP

DAKIN AND CHRISTIE READY TO FIRE IN FRONT OF HOME CROWD AT TRACK WORLD CUP

Grassroots Trust Waikato Bay of Plenty Performance Hub sprinters Sam Dakin and Tahlay Christie are in the final throes of preparation for the Tissot UCI Track Cycling World Cup in Cambridge where they will debut at track cycling’s premier racing series.

MITCHELL KEEN TO CAPITALISE ON HOMETOWN ADVANTAGE AT TRACK WORLD CUP

MITCHELL KEEN TO CAPITALISE ON HOMETOWN ADVANTAGE AT TRACK WORLD CUP

In just a few days’ time, most of New Zealand will be putting their feet up and salivating at the thought of a slice of pavlova on Christmas Day. Spare a thought for Ethan Mitchell who will forgo dessert for a shot at hometown glory as he trains through the festive season to prepare for the Cambridge round of the TISSOT UCI Track World Cup from 18-20 January.

FROM PAINTING THE BLACK LINE TO CHASING IT

FROM PAINTING THE BLACK LINE TO CHASING IT

Tasked with explaining what people can expect when they come and watch the Track World Cup when it comes to Cambridge this January, New Zealand cyclist Jordan Castle thinks for a moment and then comes up with this - “it’s like bringing the Rugby World Cup final inside a tin shed.”

WAIKATO HUB SPRINTERS SHOW INTENT AHEAD OF HOME WORLD CUP

WAIKATO HUB SPRINTERS SHOW INTENT AHEAD OF HOME WORLD CUP

The Grassroots Trust Waikato Bay of Plenty Performance Hub sprinters went into the Oceania Championships confident in their form, but even they were surprised to find themselves on the podium in Adelaide.