Luke Deasey

HEIGHT – 185cm
WEIGHT – 81kg
BIRTHDATE – 15/07/2002
STRENGTHS – Time trialling
HOMETOWN – Kootingal (just out of Tamworth NSW)

“Pain is temporary but winning lasts forever” 

Biggest win to date – 2019 Bathurst Cycling Classic – Short Course (70km)

What inspired you to ride – I was a swimmer and saw a triathlon go past my front door and thought that would be good to try… and then fell in love with the bike (and waved goodbye to the triathlons)

What racing obstacle have you overcome – Getting smashed after only 20 mins in an hour long race

What motivates you to keep going – Stupidity… to ride no matter what!

Favourite cheat meal – Grandmas homemade pavlova

Favourite healthy snack – Lasagna

When you’re not cycling, what do you do for enjoyment – Relax watching Netflix movies

Tip for young cyclists – Make sure you enjoy it – you have to be enjoying it to stick with it. And also to believe in yourself!