The Veloroos have now raced two consecutive years at Revolve and come away with first across the line in the female teams of 4, placing in the top 4 overall in 2018 and top 3 overall in 2019. This format of racing is fun, exciting and the perfect team event. Expect to see the pink and black V-Train at many more
This challenging event threw everything at the team and their support crew, 23,000m of climbing, complicated navigation, plenty of wind, rain, and testing conditions that ensured the event lived up to it’s reputation as one of the toughest endurance cycle events in Europe. The Veloroo’s team of 4, were the first Australian team to enter this race. They won the female category by 9 hours, placing 4th overall, and smashing the women’s course record by 19 hours.
The Veloroos finished the race in 72 hours, 47 minutes. Their average speed across the entire country was 30.42 km per hour! They broke the female team of 4 record and had an absolute blast along the way.
In June 2015, the Veloroos won the female, open category for a team of 4, finishing the race in 6 days, 13 hours and 27 minutes. Their average speed across the entire country was 30.71 km per hour! They decisively smashed a 19 year old record, beating their closest competition by more than 15 hours while battling some of the worst conditions the race had seen in a decade. The 13 member crew won the Lee Mitchell Award for the best crew, beating 80 other teams.
The Veloroos had a blast doing Race Across America and can’t wait to take on lots more cycling and triathlon adventures.