Back in the day Lizzie ‘Dizzy’ Williams was a bit of a BMX Bandit, her first bike being a BMX Mongoose.
Lizzie had plenty of success on the bike as a junior, but decided to take life in another direction and gave up the bike for the books, becoming a secondary school teacher.
The niggle to race obviously never left her, and she returned to the bike, taking no time at all to get noticed. A two-month offer to race in the US and Canada followed by a scholarship in Europe has led Lizzie to this point – a coveted place with Orica-AIS.
When she’s not racing in the Northern hemisphere, Lizzie loves to head back to Victoria’s Kinglake area, which is her favourite place to take the bike. We find out who she’d ideally like to take with her on rides, what her goals are for the year ahead, and what she thinks is the greatest film ever made (she’s not too far off the money with this one!).
Lizzie’s Recent Results
1st SwissEver GP Cham-Hagendorn
2nd Oceania Championships - Road Race
3rd Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - General Classification
3rd Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - Stage 1
4th Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - Stage 3
4th Energiewacht Tour - Stage 2a (TTT)
5th Cycling Australia Road National Championships - Criterium
5th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
5th Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - Stage 4
6th Cycling Australia Road National Championships - Road Race
6th Mitchelton Bay Cycling Classic - Stage 2
6th Santos Women's Tour - Stage 2
7th Santos Women's Tour - Stage 1
8th Santos Women's Tour - Stage 4
8th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs - Stage 1 (TT)
9th Santos Women's Tour - General Classification
10th Santos Women's Tour - Stage 3
10th Euskal Emakumeen Bira - Stage 1
12th Durango-Durango Emakumeen Saria
12th Euskal Emakumeen Bira - Prologue
11th Energiewacht Tour - Stage 1
17th Energiewacht Tour - Prologue
18th Euskal Emakumeen Bira - Stage 2
19th Le Samyn des Dames