Troy Brosnan

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Troy Brosnan
Personal information
Full name Troy Brosnan
Born (1993-07-13) 13 July 1993 (age 25)[1]
Adelaide, South Australia
Team information
Current team Canyon Factory Downhill Team
Discipline Downhill mountain bike

Troy Brosnan (born 13 July 1993 in Adelaide, South Australia) is an Australian professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill mountain bike racing. As a junior, he was twice world champion, once Oceanian champion, and once Australian national champion in the downhill.[2] In the elite category he has twice been third overall in the world cup and is a four-time Australian champion.[2]

Career[edit]

Brosnan was junior downhill world champion in 2010 and 2011.[2] He won the overall junior world cup in 2010 and 2011 and was Australian national downhill champion in 2011.[1] He was junior continental champion of Oceania in 2011.[3]

Brosnan has competed in the elite category since 2012. He was third overall in the downhill world cup in 2014 and won the third round of the series in Fort William, Scotland.[4][5] He won the bronze medal in the downhill at the 2014 world championships in Hafjell, Norway.[6] He was again third overall in the world cup series in 2015.[7] Once again, he was third overall in the 2016 Downhill World Cup Series. In 2017 he won the fourth round of the 2017 Downhill World Cup in Vallnord, Andorra, and currently sits second in the overall series after the fifth round.

Brosnan was Australian national downhill champion in 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Troy Brosnan - rider profile". cycling.org.au. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  2. ^ a b c d "Troy Brosnan". rootsandrain.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  3. ^ "Oceania Continental Champs '11 at Mt Major, VIC". rootsandrain.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  4. ^ "2014 UCI World Cup round 3 at Fort William". rootsandrain.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  5. ^ "Hill claims Méribel downhill World Cup - Simmonds and Bryceland round out podium". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  6. ^ "Gee Atherton wins downhill world championships in Hafjell - Bryceland finishes second despite breaking his foot". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.
  7. ^ "Results and Overall Standings: World Cup DH Val di Sole - Finals". pinkbike.com. Retrieved 2016-08-18.

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