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2020 Tour de Langkawi, Malaysia

Rider Profile

Thomas

Ryan is an Inverell-born, Brisbane-based cyclist in his final year of the Bachelor of Sport Health & Physical Education at USC. 2019 was a breakout year for Ryan who won his first NRS tour at the Tour de Tweed along with numerous top results in the Belgium pro races. A strong puncheur, Ryan adds strength and leadership on and off the bike for the team for 2020.

Take It On

As part of the Cycle Sunshine Coast 4-day cycling festival in October, the Sunny Coast Century will offer a 100km and 59km course.

Sunny Coast Century

High Performance Sport Athlete Program

High Performance Student Athletes enjoy USC’s five-star student support and exclusive benefits, with access to USC’s world-class sport performance facilities, mentoring and personal development opportunities, tailored academic support and financial assistance.

Whether you are a novice rider, an aspiring competitor, or a seasoned pro, the Sunshine Coast has a cycle option for everyone. Enjoy guaranteed beautiful coastal and hinterland views, as well as great cafes and scenic lookouts along the way. There are myriad options for getting out and about on two wheels.

2021 Riders

Zack Gilmore
Sophie Edwards
Sebastian Barrett
Sam de Riter
Ryan Thomas
Ruby Rosemann-Gannon
Oli Stenning
Michael Rice
Matt Rice
Maeve Plouffe
Lauren Perry
Holly Lubcke
Declan Trezise
Daniel Di Domenico
Craig Wiggins
Chloe Moran
Cameron Scott
Anya Louw
Angus Lyons
Alistair Donohoe
Alex Martin-Wallace
Alex Bogna

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