pro cyclist

By GUY WILLIAMS A taste of the big-time has left Queenstown cyclist Reuben Thompson hungry for more. The 20-year-old made his professional debut last month in the Tour of the Alps, in Italy and Austria, with the Equipe Groupama FDJ World...

Reuben rides in NZ colours

By MATTHEW MCKEW A puncture burst any individual chances of success for Queenstown pro cyclist Reuben Thompson this week, but his efforts put his team first in Wellington. The Whakatipu’s king of the hill opened his season with a team trial...

Like a boss

By TRACEY ROXBURGH Talk about a homecoming. Yesterday, in arguably the most fitting result in the Tour of Southland to date, hometown boy and newly-minted pro cyclist Reuben Thompson, racing for Vet4Farms, showed the field how it’s done, winning the third...

Sleep, eat, ride, repeat

By GUY WILLIAMS Queenstown pro cyclist Reuben Thompson’s planning to hole up in Europe this northern winter and ‘‘train like a madman’’. After a breakout season last year, the 19-year-old’s now in Italy trying to make the most of a Covid-disrupted season,...
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