Australian Cycling Champion Belinda Goss began racing at just 13 years of age and competed at International Level throughout her career, both on the Track and the Road. A winner of 15 Australian National Titles during her career, Belinda represented her country at Junior and Senior level on both the Track and Road at World Championship and Commonwealth Games level.
A highly respected cyclist at the world level, winning World Cup Gold on the Track and a regular on the podium at World Cup level, Belinda’s professional career highlight would no doubt be winning three consecutive World Championship Track medals in the scratch race, a feat never before achieved by an Australian in the same event.
An Australian Institute of Sport Scholarship and Tasmanian Institute of Sport Scholarship holder throughout her career, Belinda laid a path for young Tasmanian female cyclists to go from state level to national level and onto the world stage, and was inducted into the Tasmanian Institute of Sport Champions Club in 2013 in recognition of her career and contribution to her sport in her state.
Late in 2012, Belinda made the decision to step down from international competition as a result of a serious back injury sustained whilst racing in Europe.
Following retirement, Belinda has continued her interest and love of cycling, transferring her skills into coaching. Belinda is a Level 2 Cycling Australia Qualified Coach.
Cycling has given Belinda many amazing opportunities, both on the international sporting arena, but also in life in general. It is through this 16 year journey competing at the elite level that Belinda has been able to build a wealth of knowledge and expertise to help you reach your goals.
Belinda has built a coaching philosophy around inspiring and engaging others to be the best they can be, with a primary focus on her coaching clients receiving individually tailored programs and attention to ensure the best possible outcomes are achieved.
Renowned for her race craft and tactical ability throughout her own career, Belinda's knowledge in this area is world class.
Belinda’s experience working and competing at both junior and senior level see her well placed to understand your needs whatever your age and riding goals.
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Together with Melbourne Omnium, Belinda will conduct a track cycling clinic specifically for women. Belinda has won multiple track cycling world cups, multiple Australian championships and she has stood on the podium at multiple world championships. Belinda's friendly and intelligent approach to coaching along with her huge experience make her the ideal person to run these sessions.
Each clinic will help both beginner and advanced female cyclists learn and improve on their track skills. Specifically each session will focus on race craft, race tactics and the more technical aspects of track cycling.
If you're a female cyclist looking to try track cycling this course will be a perfect introduction into the fun and exciting sport of track cycling. For those female cyclists with track cycling experience, these sessions will be an excellent way to take your skills to the next level so that you can race smarter and faster.
TWO CLINC DATES
The 21st June 2015
DISC (Darebin International Sports Centre)
281 Darebin Rd
Thornbury 3071 VIC
Session 1 - Early Afternoon
Riders new to Track
12:45 - 15:00
12:45 - 13:00 Registration
13:00 - 15:00 Track session
14:30 - 15:00 Race Simulation & Feedback
Session 2 - Late Afternoon
Riders with Track Experience
14:45 - 17:00
14:45 - 15:00 Registration
15:00 - 16:30 Track session
16:30 - 17:00 Race Simulation & Feedback
Each group will gain valuable insights into the skills, tactics and training techniques that go into making a confident track racer. Many of the skills learnt at these sessions will also help riders to race smarter not only on the track but also on the road. We encourage riders of all abilities to come down and try this session.
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