Kirsty Broun

Kirsty’s Bio

Kirsty Broun is a former professional cyclist devoted to helping other cyclists develop their cycling skills, such as essential bike-handling skills, descending, hill climbing, cornering and sprinting.  Her overarching consideration is road safety and her philosophy is ‘better cycling skills lead to safer cycling’.

Whether you are a beginner, recreational or competitive cyclist, Kirsty and her team of coaches can help you become a better and a safer cyclist.  Kirsty has developed programs for every level of cyclist using her experience as a former Australian professional road cyclist and an advocate of skills-based training.

Personal Details  
Date of Birth 16 July 1979
Place of Birth Devonport TAS
Resides Brisbane QLD
Sports Background  
Started Competitive Cycling 16 years old

(But had eight years off cycling to complete her law degree; she recommenced cycling at the age of 26 years old)

Home State TAS
Previous Institute/Academy AIS/QAS/TIS
First Australian Team Ladies Tour of Qatar in 2009
Career Highlights  
Major Awards/Honours 2009 Queensland Road Cyclist of the Year
Australian Teams (UCI Races) 2009, 2010 & 2011 – Tour of Qatar

2010 & 2011 – Route de France

2010 – Giro d’Italia

2010 – World Cups in Italy, France, Netherlands, Germany & Canada.

2012 Bike Exchange Dream Team – Team Member

Pensar-Hawk Racing Team – Team Member & Assistant Director

2011 3rd Overall GC Jayco Bay Classic VIC

6th Elite Criterium Cycling Australia Road National Championships VIC

2010 1st Overall Sprinters Jersery Tour of New Zealand NZL

2nd Stage 2 Trophée d’Or Féminin FRA

2nd Stage 4 Trophée d’Or Féminin FRA

2nd Stage 6 Tour of New Zealand NZL

2nd Overall Team Tour of New Zealand NZL

2nd Omloop van Borsele NETHERLANDS

2nd Begijnendijk BELGIUM

2nd Helchteren BELGIUM

3rd Grand Prix de Beauraing BELGIUM

3rd Ronde van Gelderland NETHERLANDS

5th Ladies Tour of Qatar QATAR

2009 1st Overall Jayco Bay Criterium Series VIC

1st Overall Team Jayco Bay Criterium Series VIC

1st Queen of the Mountain Australian Road Championships VIC

1st Overall Team Tour of New Zealand NZL

1st Queensland Criterium Championships QLD

1st Stage 1 Tour of Canberra ACT

1st Stage 2 Tour of Canberra ACT

1st Stage 2 Nature Valley USA

1st Overall Sprinters Jersey Sun Tour ACT

1st Overall (female) Melbourne to Warrnambool VIC

2nd Citta di Padova ITA

2nd Stage 1 Sun Tour ACT

2nd Stage 3 Sun Tour ACT

3rd Overall Ladies Tour of Qatar QAT

3rd Stage 4 Cascade Cycling Classic USA

4th Overall Tour of Canberra ACT

4th Stage 5 Tour of Montreal CANADA

4th Stage 3 Nature Valley USA

4th World Cup GER

2008 1st Australian Criterium Championships NSW

1st Queensland Women’s Road Championships QLD

1st Victorian Road Championships VIC

1st Queensland Women’s Criterium QLD

2nd Team Bay Criterium Series VIC

3rd Criterium Australian Women’s Grand Prix VIC

5th Team Sprint Australian Track Championships NSW

2007 1st Australian Criterium Championships QLD
1996 1st Australian Track Champion – Individual Pursuit WA
2nd Australian U19 Track Champion – 500m time trial WA
2nd Australian U19 Track Champion – Sprint WA
Hobbies Music, surfing, socialising with friends