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The 24 Year Old Veteran

July 01, 2015

Orica-AIS rider Melissa Hoskins has been part of the furniture, a part of the team from the beginning and describes herself as a “veteran at 24”.

Scarlett Hagen is doing some seriously cool stuff with Bike School

Over the journey Mel has had incredible success with multiple stage wins at the Santos Women’s Tour and at international level.

With this quick chat we get some great advice on bunch riding, an insight into her school years and find out her favourite thing to do on holiday… hint – it’s a favourite of ours too!

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Melissa’s Recent Race Results

2015:

  • 1st Queen of the Mountain Classification at Aviva Women's Tour

  • 1st Santos Women's Tour – Stage 2

  • 1st Santos Women's Tour – Stage 4

  • 2nd Santos Women's Tour – General Classification

  • 2nd Santos Women's Tour – Stage 3

  • 3rd Santos Women's Tour – Stage 1

  • 4th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 2a (TTT)

  • 8th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – Stage 3

  • 10th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 1

  • 11th Ronde van Gelderland

  • 12th Energiewacht Tour – Prologue

  • 15th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – General Classification

  • 20th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – Stage 1

2014:

  • 2nd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

  • 2nd Ladies Tour of Qatar – Youth Classification

  • 3rd Ronde van Gelderland

  • 3rd Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 4

  • 4th Open de Suede Vargarda TTT

  • 4th Ladies Tour of Norway – Youth Classification

  • 5th Tour of Chongming Island World Cup

  • 5th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Prologue

  • 6th Dwars door de Weskhoek

  • 6th Ladies Tour of Qatar – General Classification

  • 7th Tour of Zhoushan Island – Mountains Classification

  • 7th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Points Classification

  • 7th Ladies Tour of Norway – Stage 1

  • 7th Ladies Tour of Norway – Prologue

  • 7th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 2

  • 8th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Prologue

  • 8th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 1

  • 10th Commonwealth Games – Road Race

  • 10th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 2

  • 11th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 3

  • 12th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Points Classification

  • 12th Boels Rental Ladies Tour – Stage 2

  • 12th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Stage 2

  • 14th Ladies Tour of Norway – General Classification

  • 15th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 1

  • 16th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 5

  • 17th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Points Classification

  • 17th Tour of Zhoushan Island – Stage 2

  • 18th Tour of Zhoushan Island – General Classification

  • 20th Ladies Tour of Norway – Stage 2

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2013

  • 2nd Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 2 (TTT)

  • 2nd La Route de France – Stage 4

  • 3rd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

  • 3rd Open de Suede Vargarda TTT

  • 6th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 5

  • 6th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 1

  • 10th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 7

  • 11th Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg

  • 13th La Route de France – Prologue

  • 14th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 3

  • 17th Boels Ladies Tour – General Classification

  • 17th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Mountains Classification

  • 18th EPZ Omloop van Borsele

  • 19th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 4

  • 20th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 8

2012

  • 1st Tour of Chongming Island – General Classification

  • 1st Tour of Chongming Island – Points Classification

  • 1st Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 3

  • 1st Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 1

  • 2nd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

  • 2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup

  • 2nd Brainwash Ladies Tour – Stage 2 (TTT)

  • 3rd Gracia Orlova – Prologue

  • 4th Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 2

  • 6th EPZ Omloop van Borsele

  • 6th Gracia Orlova – Youth Classification

  • 8th Brainwash Ladies Tour – Stage 1

  • 13th Rabo Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden – Stage 2

  • 14th Rabo Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden – Prologue

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