Life of Cadel Evans

  • 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
  • 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, the first Australian to do so.
  • Tour De France

    He won the event in 2011
  • Coming second and most finishes

    He has the highest Tour de France finishes for an Australian, coming second in 2007 and 2008.