Groves emerging as Australian sprinter for the future

Kaden Groves with Brett Dutton

In Kaden Groves , St George Continental has one of the brightest young Australia sprinters on its books. While a number of young Australian GC prospects and climbers have emerged in recent years, the number of sprinters heading to the pro ranks is sparse by comparison. Had it not been for a motocross injury in 2015, though, 19-year-old Groves may never have taken up the sport with such aplomb. "I was racing motorbikes and injured my knee. For the rehab for that, I started riding pushbikes and it led from there. I have just never been back," Groves told Cyclingnews in Malaysia. "I started at my local club on the Sunshine Coast, and it led from there." Since making the move from motocross, Groves, from Gympie, Queensland, has also explored the track and so far balanced a programme that allows him to explore both disciplines. Groves rides in the Queensland ...

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