Roadnats last year Peta Mullens wins elite womens road race. Sure she is an uber talent, but curiously spends most of her time on the dirt, on her Mountain Bike. Same goes for Chris Hamilton, only 20 years old and last years u23 crit champ and freshly crowned u23 Mens road race champ.
Both hail from Bendigo, both are coached by the frother that is Mark Fenner. In this long form interview (7mins) Herodirtblog caught up with Mark Fenner to chat about the talent drain from MTB to Road, funding, and what sets Peta and Chris apart as athletes and humans