Sport/discipline: Triathlon, Olympic distance
About Andrea: I began triathlon at age 22 switching from the surf life. I turned professional in 2005 after finishing a bachelor of commerce at the University of Canterbury. I like traveling and visiting new places and avoiding winter weather.
Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand
Current residence: Christchurch, New Zealand (October - April), and Sète, France (April - October)
SRAM® products used: SRAM RED groupset.
Zipp® products used: 303 Firecrest® tubular, Zipp 101 clincher, Service course® SL stem 90 mm/17 degrees, Service Course bar, 40 cm, carbon fiber bottle cages - silver.
Favorite SRAM product and why: SRAM RED groupset - for the smooth and easy gear changing and the comfortable hood position.
Favorite Zipp product and why: 303 Firecrest tubular - best race wheels for every type of course.
Notable Race Results:
Silver World Championship Series overall
1st World Championship Series Grand Final - Beijing
1st World Championship Series - Yokohama
1st ITU World Cup - Auckland
Bronze Sprint World Championships - Lausanne
Bronze World Championship Series overall
1st World Championship Series - Madrid
8th Olympic Games Triathlon - Beijing
Bronze Commonwealth Games Triathlon - Melbourne
1st ITU World Championships - U23