15 June 2017
(Photo by Brodie Weeding, The Advocate)
By Cameron Slessor
Tim O’Shannessey knows what it takes to compete at the highest level possible and has encouraged cyclists around the country to get on board for the 2017 Australian Masters Games.
The Burnie talent and 1996 Olympic bronze medalist will compete at the event held in the North-West from October 21-28 and is hoping for strong numbers in all competitions.
“I’m looking at doing the track and road time trial,” O’Shannessey said.
“On the track I’ll probably do the pursuit and scratch race and maybe the sprint, so three events there.”
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