Year of birth: 1973
Height: 176 cm
Weight: 73 Kg
Hometown: Adelaide, Australia
Stuart, or Stuey as we like to call him, needs no introduction for many. He is one of the peloton’s most experienced, well-known and well-liked riders.
Stuart won the inaugural Tour Down Under. He became Australia’s first Classics champion with a win at Paris-Roubaix in 2007. He boasts titles from the Commonwealth Games and Olympics. He is a Tour de France stage winner. He has spent eight days in yellow. Stuart’s accomplishments inextricably link him to cycling history in his home nation.
Beyond his palamares, Stuart has played an active role in the development of cycling in Australia. His contributions to the sport netted him an Order of Australia Medal following his Olympic gold with Graeme Brown. These same contributions made him an obvious choice for the country’s first WorldTour team.
While his ‘golden’ season in 2004 may have been seven years ago, the 38-year-old can still be seen working on the front of the peloton for kilometres on the world’s biggest stage. Most recently, Stuart provided critical support to the Schleck brothers as they finished second and third at the Tour de France. He now aims to add to the support and development of GreenEDGE.