Robbie McEwen

full name: Robert McEwen
bio: He is known as one of the fastest sprinters in the world. Multiple stage winner and three time sprint champion in Le Tour de France.
also known as: Robbie
born: June 24th 1972
in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
family: He is married to Angélique Pattyn from Brakel, in Belgium, with who he has a child Ewan (born 2002)
physical: height: 171 cm (5 ft 7")
weight: 67-68 kg
sport: Cycling
team: Davitamon-Lotto (Belgium)
event: road racing (sprinter)
achievements:
  • Including 2006 Tour de France, winner of 11 stages.
  • Winner of the Tour de France Green Jersey three times (in 2002, 2004, 2006)
  • Named Australia's Road Racer of the year in 1999 and 2002.
  • 2002 Australian Cyclist of the Year
  • 2005 Australian Cyclist of the Year
  • 2005 Australian Male Road Cyclist of the Year
what you may not know:
  • Australian Junior Champion in BMX
  • started competitive cycling at 18 years of age (1990)
  • first Australian team - 1994 National Road Team
  • turned pro in 1996
  • signed his first professional contract with Holland's Rabobank in 1996
  • Bike frame: 54
  • personal sponsors Sidi and Oakley
  • favorite pastimes include playing golf and surfing.
  • favorite music varies from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to a whole range of hip-hop and R & B.
  • also speaks Flemish and French

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