Simon Gerrans was born in Melbourne and grew up in Mansfield, Victoria. He currently rides for Australia’s first UCI WorldTour team ORICA-GreenEDGE and resides in Monaco.
Simon Gerrans may have fallen into cycling by accident, but his success ever since has been the product of determination, and unwavering commitment. Chance never played a part. Now with a stage win in each Grand Tour -the only Australian to do so- and a coveted two day stint in the Tour de France yellow jersey, Gerrans is a bone fide Australian success story.
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“I’m proud to be the ambassador of the Victorian Interschool Cycling Series because it gives students the opportunity to try competitive cycling in a controlled and safe environment. The series offers young aspiring cyclists the opportunity to develop and improve their skills while being introduced to competition at the same time. It also offers interested students the chance to try out one of Australia’s fastest growing sports.”
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