Rebecca Wiasak

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  • Birth Place

    Geelong

  • Birth State

    ACT

  • Year of Birth

    1984

  • Height

    175cm

Languages Spoken:

No

Education Details:

University of Canberra - Bach of Sports Media

Club details:

Canberra Cycling Club

Why did you begin your sport?

Was a triathlete and cycling began strongest leg and got a 3 days licence for CA racing. Convinced my then coach Ben Gathercole it would be a good idea and then I liaised with the local ACTAS Assistant Cycling Coach, John (Pothole) Forrest who was employed under the old NTID Program and gained an NTID scholarship then onto ACTAS Cycling Scholarship for Road before transitioning to Track Cycling two years later and onto the HPU with CA.

Do you have any pre-competition routines or rituals?

Listen to the same play list whilst warming up on the rollers.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Paris 2015 was my first world championship and rainbow jersey in the IP.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

Ben Hill most influential and am engaged to him.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Reading blogs. Social media. Napping.

What is your sporting ambition?

Win Olympic Gold and Commonwealth Games Gold.