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A Minute with Sam Bewley 

May 30, 2014
A Minute with Sam Bewley

Born in 1987 and raised in Rotorua, New Zealand, Sam Bewley has been a member of the ORICA-GreenEDGE team since May 2012. A multiple Bronze medal Olympian, Silver medal Commonwealth Games winner, and a podium place finisher at numerous World Championships and World Cups, Sam - or "Wagon" as he is known - moved from professional track to 100% road racing following the London Olympics. We caught up earlier this year with Sam…

I grew up in…

Rotorua

I am reading …

Yahoo Finance on the net

People tell me I am… Funny

My life is linked to cycling because…

I live in Rotorua, close to the forest, so I got into mountain biking when I was about 15

My favourite cycling story to tell around the dinner table is…

One that only gets told around the dinner table

A typical working day for me involves …

Hours and hours on the bike

When I get spare time I…

Play golf

Over time, my list of injuries now includes…

Broken collar, surgery on both hips, broken elbow, broken foot, broken hand, broken ribs – all bike related. I think there were less crashes than there were injuries.

If I could ride anywhere tomorrow, I’d go…

To the beach in summer

If I could ride with anyone, it would be…

Jay Z, because he’s one of my favourite musicians and I would love to pick his brain on his success with music and the business world (and get a Yankee cap off him).

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