Height 1.8 m
Discipline Road and track
2013–2014 Blanco Pro Cycling
Weight 65 kg
|Rider type Track Endurance|
Name Jack Bobridge
Parents Kahl Bobridge
|Born 13 July 1989 (age 26)
Adelaide, Australia (1989-07-13) |
Olympic medals Cycling at the 2012 Summer Olympics – Men's team pursuit
Similar People Rohan Dennis, Glenn O'Shea, Michael Hepburn, Alex Edmondson, Cameron Meyer
Current team Team Budget Forklifts
Jack Bobridge wins Australian Cycling National Road Championships 2011
Jack Bobridge (born 13 July 1989) is an Australian former professional racing cyclist who last rode for Trek–Segafredo.
- Jack Bobridge wins Australian Cycling National Road Championships 2011
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Jack bobridge aerodynamic aussie
In May 2009, Bobridge signed with Garmin–Slipstream, with his contract starting on 1 January 2010 and had been contracted to race with the team until 2012. He left the team at the end of 2011, and joined GreenEDGE for the 2012 season. Bobridge left Orica–GreenEDGE at the end of the 2012 season, and joined Blanco Pro Cycling on a two-year contract from the 2013 season onwards.
In September 2009 he won the under-23 time trial at the UCI Road World Championships. In January 2011 he became the Australian National Road Race Champion with a daring solo breakaway. On 2 February 2011, he set a new world record for the track 4k individual pursuit. Bobridge was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder.
In November 2014 Bobridge was announced as part of the Team Budget Forklifts line-up for 2015 alongside fellow members of the Australian endurance track squad Luke Davison, Glenn O'Shea, Scott Sunderland and Mitchel Mulhearn, riding a domestic programme with a focus on achieving success on the track at the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Bobridge won the opening stage of the 2015 Tour Down Under. He lost the overall lead on stage three but finished the race with the King of the Mountains jersey. On 31 January 2015 Bobridge attempted to break the world hour record in Melbourne. He rode 51.3 kilometres falling short of the record of 51.852 kilometres. However he did break Brad McGee's Australian national hour record of 50.3 kilometres which had stood since 2000. In September 2015 it was announced that Bobridge would return to the UCI WorldTour peloton in 2016, signing a one-year contract with Trek Factory Racing. Bobridge is the current Australian Elite Men's Road Race champion.
Bobridge announced his retirement from cycling in November 2016. His retirement was due to the effects of rheumatoid arthritis which he was first diagnosed with in 2010. In September 2017, Bobridge was charged with selling recreational drugs.