Matt Warner-Smith

MWSHEIGHT – 1.78m
WEIGHT – 74kg
BIRTHDATE – 15/11/1973
RACING SINCE – 1993
STRENGTHS – Time trialling
HOMETOWN – Newcastle

Everything is relative“.


Biggest win to date – Paris-Roubaix Challenge, 3rd in Race Across America

What inspired you to ride – My first bike at age 9 gave me such freedom and adventure that I never stopped riding. That freedom and adventure still hasn’t waned.
What racing obstacle have you overcome – Balancing a career in international public health, including years in postings in a number of countries which weren’t very conducive to cycling!
What motivates you to keep going – Competition
Favourite cheat meal – Roast pork with crackling
Favourite healthy snack – Stir fried kale with chilli and Sirena tuna… or mangoes, its a tough call
When you’re not cycling, what do you do for enjoyment – Travel
Tip to improve young cyclists – Ride. Lots.