Upper South Performance Hub Riders

Henrietta Christie

Henrietta Christie

Age: 19
Number of years cycling: 9
Goals for the next 12 months: My goals are to expose myself to as much European racing and to learn as much as possible from every race....
Age: 19
Number of years cycling: 9
Goals for the next 12 months: My goals are to expose myself to as much European racing and to learn as much as possible from every race. Pushing myself harder than before and to build on my race tactics to be able to race more aggressively at these international races.

Jonty Harris

Jonty Harris

Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: My goals for the next 12 months are to continue improving in cycling and race my last schools season to the...
Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: My goals for the next 12 months are to continue improving in cycling and race my last schools season to the fullest. I want to graduate high school and then look towards studying at either the University of Waikato or Canterbury next year, depending on what I want to focus on with cycling, choosing one discipline, or continuing both.

Ieuan Edwards

Ieuan Edwards

Age: 18
Number of years cycling: 1
Goals for the next 12 months: To develop my understanding of racing on the track as I am very new to track cycling.

Annabel Bligh

Annabel Bligh

Age: 16
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Amye Kellow

Amye Kellow

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Meghan Baker

Meghan Baker

Age: 15
Number of years cycling: 2
Goals for the next 12 months: Win some national titles.

Sammie Walker

Sammie Walker

Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 12
Goals for the next 12 months: To make the Oceania team and make the Junior worlds team for track

Tyla Green

Tyla Green

Age: 19
Number of years cycling: 6
Goals for the next 12 months: To continue enjoying my training and racing.

Florence McNabb

Age: 15
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: To continue enjoying my training and racing

Finnegan Murphy

Finnegan Murphy

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Kaitlyn Murray

Kaitlyn Murray

Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 4
Goals for the next 12 months: To fully immerse myself and take every opportunity to race because i believe we take it for granted,...
Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 4
Goals for the next 12 months: To fully immerse myself and take every opportunity to race because i believe we take it for granted, considering the pandemic and the lack of racing we had and to focus on developing into a stronger and confident riding leading into second year U19.

Amelia Sykes

Amelia Sykes

Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: Junior Track Worlds and building my base for the road season

Jonathan Fish

Jonathan Fish

Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 7
Goals for the next 12 months: National U19 Pursuit

Jack Drage

Jack Drage

Age: 18
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: Learn French

Jenna Borthwick

Jenna Borthwick

Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 5
Goals for the next 12 months: Improve my power and all round strength on the bike, I would love to go overseas too.

Maddi Lowry

Maddi Lowry

Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 8
Goals for the next 12 months: Race to the best of my ability and make the U19 NZ track team

Ethan Rose

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Nick Rush

Nick Rush

Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 6
Goas for the next 12 months: My goals for the next 12 months is to grow and develop more as an athlete before I enter under 19 and get...
Age: 16
Number of years cycling: 6
Goas for the next 12 months: My goals for the next 12 months is to grow and develop more as an athlete before I enter under 19 and get some good results on the mountain and road bike under my belt. I want to race as much as possible and get as much experience as I can in a race situation.

Ryan MacLeod

Ryan MacLeod

Age: 17
Number of years cycling: 3
Goals for the next 12 months: Improve my skills on and off the bike.

Michael Audeau

Michael Audeau

Age: 18
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Upper South Performance Hub

 

 

Led by coach Steve Rickerby, this performance hub provides training and development for Road and Track riders from the Canterbury, West Coast, Tasman and Marlborough regions.

Based in Christchurch, the Upper South Performance Hub riders have access to world-class facilities and a wealth of experience through a dedicated Hub coaching team. 

 

COACHES

Upper South Performance Hub's head coach is Steve Rickerby.    

RIDERS

 

TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

The Hub programme will include weekly training sessions, as well as development camps scheduled throughout the year.
 

ACHIEVEMENTS

WORLD CUPS

  • Bailey O’Donnell – Cambridge 2019 – Team Pursuit (9th)

  • Bailey O’Donnell – Hong Kong 2019 – Team Pursuit (13th)

 

JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS 

  • Shaane Fulton – 2017 – Keirin (6th), 500m Time Trial (7th)

  • Bailey O’Donnell – 2018 – Men’s Team Pursuit World Champion

  • Sami Donnelly – 2018 – Individual Pursuit (9th)

  • Sami Donnelly, Annamarie Lipp – 2018 – Women’s Team Pursuit (2nd)

  • Annamarie Lipp – 2018 – Women’s Points Race (9th)

  • Shaane Fulton – 2018 – Sprint (11th), Keirin (5th), 500m Time Trial (8th), Team Sprint (4th)

  • Sami Donnelly - 2019 - Team Pursuit (2nd)

  • Sami Donnelly - 2019 - Omnium (16th)

 

OCEANIA CHAMPIONSHIPS 

  • Annamarie Lipp – 2018 – Junior Points Race (2nd), Junior Team Pursuit (2nd)

  • Shaane Fulton – 2018 – Junior 500m Time Trial (1st), Junior Keirin (1st), Junior Sprint (1st), Junior Scratch Race (3rd)

  • Sami Donnelly – 2018 – Junior Team Pursuit (1st), Junior Madison (3rd)

  • Bailey O’Donnell – 2018 – Junior Team Pursuit (2nd)

  • Britney Greene – 2018 – Junior Team Sprint (2nd)

  • Erin Downie – 2019 – Junior Points Race (7th)

  • Felix Donnelly, Griffyn Spencer – 2019 – Junior Team Pursuit (3rd)

  • Griffyn Spencer – 2019 – Junior Omnium (4th), Junior Madison (3rd), Junior Team Pursuit (2nd)

 

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS 

  • Jenna Borthwick - 2019 - U17 Girls Flying 200m (1st), U17 Girls 500m time trial (1st), U17 Girls Team Sprint (1st), Team Pursuit (1st)

 

RECORDS

  • Jenna Borthwick – U17 Girls Flying 200 – 11.932 – New Zealand record

  • Jenna Borthwick – U17 Girls 500m time trial – 36.278 – New Zealand record

  • Jenna Borthwick – U17 Girls Individual Pursuit – 2:28.797 – New Zealand record

  • Jenna Borthwick – U17 Girls Team Sprint – 36.947 – New Zealand record

 

SPONSORS

The programmes and development opportunities on offer through the Upper South Performance Hub are made possible through the generous support of the following sponsors and philanthropists.

Upper South Performance Hub Sponsors

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