Northern Combine Junior Skills Session 010

The Northern Combine bring you Will Walker, and SKCC’s Helen Kelly and Carley McKay for a Juniors’ training program with a difference!

Helen Kelly, member of the 2005 and 2006 Australian UCI World Road Championship Team, and Carley McKay, winner of the 2013 Women’s Tour of the Murray, will be joining Will Walker on 11 April 2015 at the Kew teardrop circuit for the Junior Skills session.

Helen coaches with Kelly Cycle Coaching, and Carley rides for the Park Trent Women’s Team.  They bring a wealth of experience of developing junior talent and are excited to be joining Will Walker to share their experiences with our juniors on race safety, etiquette, cornering and tactics.

Northern Combine Junior Skills Session 011

  • Licence:     Juniors must have a CV Gold Licence to attend
  • Location:  Upper Loop of the Yarra Boulevard KEW, also known as “The Teardrop”. (Mel Ref: 44 G4)
  • Arrive:        8:30am
  • Start:          8:45am
  • Finish         9:15am
  • Parking:     Yarra Boulevard
  • Toilets:       Walk down ramp off Yarra Boulevard service road to Kew Boat House car park toilets.

Top: Helen Kelly 2nd from right, a member of the 2005 and 2006 Australian UCI Female World Road Championship Team.
Bottom:  Carley McKay, winner of Stage 3, 2013 Women’s Tour of the Murray River.

The Walker, Kelly and McKay Juniors Skills session will be the perfect lead into the 2015 Northern Combine Criterium Champs, to be held for the first time, and also on the famous (or tortuous) Yarra Boulevard teardrop circuit. The Crit Champs will be on immediately following the skills session.

For those of you more used to racing there on a Wednesday evening, racing in daylight on this course should be a cracker!