Zak Dempster

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Zak Dempster
Zak Dempster, 2013 Peoples Choice Classic (cropped).jpg
Dempster at the 2013 Down Under Classic
Personal information
Full name Zakkari Dempster
Born (1987-09-27) 27 September 1987 (age 26)
Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 77 kg (170 lb)
Team information
Current team Team NetApp-Endura
Discipline Road and track
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter/Classics rider (road)
Endurance (track)
Professional team(s)
2006 – 30 Sep
From 1 Apr 2007
2009 – 31 Aug
From 1 Sep 2009
From 1 Aug 2011
Drapac Porsche – AIS
Toshiba Australia – AIS
Cycling Club Bourgas
Drapac Porsche Cycling
Rapha Condor-Sharp
HTC-Highroad (stagiaire)
Endura Racing
Team NetApp-Endura
Infobox last updated on
1 February 2014

Zakkari Dempster (born 27 September 1987) is an Australian professional racing cyclist currently racing for UCI Professional Continental Team NetApp-Endura.[1] He was selected by the team as part of its squad for the 2014 Tour de France. Outside of cycling Dempster worked part-time as a fitness coach with Australian rules football team Carlton Football Club during the southern hemisphere summer between 2010 and 2013.[2]

Career highlights[edit]

3rd National Novice Team Pursuit Championships
3rd National Novice Time Trial Championships
Commonwealth Youth Games
1st Individual pursuit
1st Scratch
2nd Points race
1st National Junior Team Pursuit Championships
3rd National Team Pursuit Championships
National Junior Track Championships
1st Individual pursuit
1st Points race
2nd Team pursuit
2nd Madison
2nd U19 National Road Time Trial Series
3rd World Junior Team Pursuit Championships
1st Bendigo Madison (with Mitchell Docker)[3]
2nd National Team Pursuit Championships
3rd Points Race, Oceania Track Championships
3rd Oceania Time Trial Championships
Oceania Track Championships
1st Team pursuit
2nd Scratch
2nd Points race
1st National Under-23 Road Race Championships
National Track Championships
1st Scratch
1st Team pursuit
2nd Individual pursuit
3rd Points race
1st Overall, Gippsland Tour
1st Stage 5
3rd Team Pursuit, World Cup, Round 1 – Sydney
1st Stage 1, Tour of Japan
1st Melbourne to Warrnambool Classic[4]
3rd National Individual Pursuit Championships
1st Team Pursuit, Oceania Championships
1st Stage 1, Ronde de l'Oise
1st Overall Tour Doon Hame[5]
1st Stage 2, Czech Cycling Tour
6th, RideLondon-Surrey Classic
1st Stage 1, Bay Classic Series[6]
9th Australian National Road Race Championships[7]


  1. ^ "Team NetApp-Endura (TNE) - GER". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved 1 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Homfray, Reece (27 June 2014). "Zak Dempster, 27, to become Australia’s latest Tour de France debutant". PerthNow. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  3. ^ Clarke, Les. "Dempster and Docker dynamite in Bendigo". Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  4. ^ Morris, Rod. "Dempster takes another big win". Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  5. ^ "Dempster wins Tour DoonHame 2011". Cycling Weekly. 26 April 2011. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  6. ^ Edmund, Sam (2 January 2014). "Dempster wins Bay Cycling Classic stage". Geelong Advertiser. Retrieved 30 June 2014. 
  7. ^ Woodpower, Zeb (11 January 2014). "Cycling Australia Road National Championships 2014: Gerrans takes top step on dream podium". Retrieved 30 June 2014. 

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