Australian cyclist best for successful the Tour de France in 2011. He got his begin by getting a scholarship towards the Australian Institute of Sport Hill Bike Plan, where he educated under cycling trainer Damien Grundy. He earned the World Street Race Championships in ’09 2009. He wedded Chiara Passerini in 2005 plus they followed their first boy, Robel, in 2012. He and fellow cyclist Marshall Taylor are regarded as among the very best competitors within their sport.