British Olympic team pursuit champion Dani King proves she has fully recovered from a horrific training accident as she refocuses her career to the road Danielle King Credit: Andy Jones Dani King has commenced a new chapter of her cycling career at the Santos Women’s Tour in Australia and if results are anything to go by it’s going to be a good read.
The 25-year-old applied the same resolve that has seen her overcome recent physical and political adversity to make a firm impression on the four-day title race that Katrin Garfoot (Orica-AIS) won.
King (Wiggle-High5) claimed the mountain classification and finished fourth overall today despite waking up with whiplash following a heavy crash within the final kilometre of yesterday’s penultimate third stage .
The hard and fast race marks the start of a new direction for the London 2012 team pursuit gold medallist, who has through circumstance adjusted her focus to the road for the Rio Olympic Games .
“This is my first full road season to be honest,” King said. “It’s completely different for me because normally at this time of year I’m doing World Cups on the track.“I’m going for the selection for the Rio road race this year so […]