Hokitika, New Zealand
BSc. Geology (geologist) and cycling coach
2nd - New Zealand National Championships ('19)
Oceania Continental Championships - Road Race ('18)
3rd - Oceania Continental Championships - ITT ('18)
4th - Oceania Continental Championships - ITT ('17)
2x 2nd National Championships New Zealand WE - Road Race ('18, '15)
7th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race ('18)
4th National Championships New Zealand WE - Road Race ('17)
In her first year with Team TIBCO - Silicon Valley and as a professional rider, Sharlotte kicked off the season with a silver medal in the Elite National Championships Road Race in New Zealand. Shannon has represented New Zealand in the Commonwealth Games, finishing just off the podium in 4th place.
// Q&A with Sharlotte
The exercise, the challenge -- and the cool bikes we get to ride.
What gets you out the door to train every day?
Definitely the challenge of training/preparation for races we compete in.
Anywhere in the Port Hills in Christchurch for its scenic roads and the hills are extinct volcanoes so it’s a pretty interesting route!
Representing NZ at the Comm Games and finishing just off the podium in 4th spot.
Its my first year racing professionally so to have a consistent season is my main goal for this year.
When not riding, I like to...:
Walk my dog and catch up with friends and family.
Favorite warmup song:
Not sure… anything upbeat is a good start.
Favorite post-ride food:
Your advice to aspiring cyclists?
Enjoy the journey - there will be lots of highs and lows.