Sara Carrigan OAM
Sara Carrigan is an Australian professional cyclist who has enjoyed a successful cycling career of over 13 years, which commenced at the age of 15 after being identified through a high school sports talent search.
Some of Sara’s greatest successes include winning a gold medal in the 130 km Road Race at the 2004 Athens Olympics Games, 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games medallist, two-time National Champion, World Cup winner, medallist at every Australian Championships since 2001 to 2008, Australian representative at eight World Championships, two Olympic Games (2004 and 2008) and two Commonwealth Games (2002 and 2006), being named Australian Female Road Cyclist of the Year 2002, 2003 and 2004, and receiving the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) in the 2005 Australia Day Honours List.
Sara announced her retirement in December 2008 following her return from the Beijing Olympic Games. After establishing a Cycling School, Sara is now pursuing her ambition to pass on her years of cycling knowledge and experience to help others relish in the simple joys and wonders of riding a bike that she has enjoyed for more 17 years.