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Stu Professor Grieve - National Masters Track Gold Medallist


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By Arch - Posted on 15 March 2018

At the recent National Masters Track Championships in Melbourne, our own Stu Grieve showed exactly what he is made of with a Gold and Bronze in the disciplines of Sprint and Pursuit respectively. He also got double bronze at NSW masters the week before and went even better at Nationals.

I did an in-depth interview with Stu over a few IPAs and below are his own words about his stunning performance at the pinnacle of track cycling:

"After 4 weeks doing rollers in hotel rooms across Japan, the Midwest & Europe, I hit Dunc Gray for my first ever track race at NSW masters.

I did my heat massively under-geared but got into the bronze final of the pursuit, in which I lapped my guy & did 4 sec faster than the gold time. Next day did the scratch race, lapped the field but got caught up passing the bunch to end up with a bronze in a confusing (for me!) finish.

Nats was down in Melbourne at DISC (Darebin,) where I entered the Individual Pursuit & Points races. In the Pursuit I yet again just missed the gold final with a heat time faster than state by 4 sec again catching my opponent. I did 4 sec faster again in final (bronze), also making the catch on my opponent.

On the Saturday I came out full of fire & brimstone won the first 3 sprints of the points race, then defended my position from there to take the Title."

As you can see Stu is a man of few words and lots of action. Respect from all your buddies at NSCC Stu.

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