|Written by The Licorice Gallery|
|Friday, 14 November 2008|
LG) How did you become involved in cycling?
DP) I became involved through family friends; Ashley Sheard who used to race when I was younger.
Best win/ or most satisfying performance so far?
Winning the Grafton this year 2008 something I had wanted to do since coming third in 2001.
How many kmsí would you train a week on average?
I would average between 600-1000km depending on the time of the year.
Favourite training ride / region?
I love my home town in
My Favorite race is the
Biggest influence on your career?
I would say Laurie Naughton, he coached me from when I started and I still go to him for advice now.
Other sporting interests?
I used to play soccer when I was younger and love watching just about anything.
Hardest hill climb (training / race)?
Mt Baw Baw.
A good steak and veggies.
Three people you would like to go on a training ride with?
I have to say Lance (Armstrong), Jennifer Hawkins, oh and my fiancť, when we donít argue!
Best place visited through cycling?
The year I had with the AIS under 23 program in
Favourite band or music?
Anything, depends on the mood.
Brand of bike you currently race on?
Whatís the best thing about cycling / racing?
Going places and meeting new friends, it can take you anywhere.
Advice you would give a junior cyclist wishing to break into the sport?
Take your time and keep trying when times are tough.
Team / sponsor?
Savings and Loans; Bouwmeester wheel; Gaerne sohes.
When were you born?
Ninth of June 1980.
Where were you born?
David Pell thanks for spending some time off the saddle on The Licorice Gallery.
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