Cadel Evans

Timeline created by Nate Kidd
  • Cadel Evans was born

    Cadel was born on the 14th February 1977 at the Katherine Hospital, Katherine, in the Northern Territory (Australia).
  • Started Competition

    Cadel Evans was part of the Australian Institute of Sport team from 1994-1999.
  • Summer Olympics

    Evans came 7th in the men's cross-country mountain bike race at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney.
  • Road Cycling

    Before turning to road cycling in 2001, Evans was a champion mountain biker.
  • Married Chiara Passerini

    He met Chiara Passerini, an Italian pianist and music teacher, in 2002. The couple eventually got married
  • UCI Pro Tour

    In 2007 he became the first Australian to win the UCI ProTour.
  • UCI Road World Championships

    He won the UCI Road World Championships cycling event on 27 September 2009 in Mendrisio, Switzerland, he is the first Australian to do so.
  • Tour De France

    Finally winning theTour De France in 2011.
  • Cadel Evans and his wife adopts a baby boy.

    Australia's first Tour de France winner Cadel Evans and his wife Chiara Passerini are on the verge of adopting a boy from Ethiopia. The parents to be will soon travel home to Switzerland with the twelve-month-old boy.
  • Coming second and most finishes

    Cadel Evans has the highest Tour de France finishes for an Australian, coming second in 2007 and 2008.
  • Cadel Evans retires

    Cadel Evans (BMC Racing) will retire in 2015, on February 1, after racing in the Great Ocean Race in Melbourne Australia.