Jimmy Whelan

Location
Girona, Spain
Weight
65kg
Height
186cm
Birthday
11/07/1996
Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
Mar
27
Last Race
Coppi e Bartali
Italy
"Cycling allows you to travel all over the world and meet some really interesting people. For me, that’s probably the biggest appeal, you can find like-minded people to share this journey with – the travel, the competition, the goals. It’s a pretty cool lifestyle, and it’s something I’m definitely looking forward to.

Q&A with Jimmy

Best day on the bike?

Stelvio on my 21st Birthday last year with the Australian national team

Favorite city?

I have begun to appreciate Melbourne (my hometown) as one of the great cities to live in. I also love Barcelona. With all the new places I'll race this year, I am sure I will have a different answer by the end of the season.

Dream vacation?

Home! With all the time I spend away from home, I'm happy to spend any vacation time at home.

What would you be doing if you weren’t a cyclist?

An urban planner. I'm in my final studies.

Top travel tip?

Do not plan too much! Leave time to explore spontaneously.