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Jordan Kerby – “NZ are getting faster at each meet we do”

It's been a few months since we spoke to New Zealand’s fast-man, Jordan Kerby. A lot of things have changed since then, including the loss of the Olympic Games. We caught up with him to hear his plans for Tokyo… now just dreams.

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You’ve been World Pursuit Champion and a regular on the Australian national squad. But then the federation tells you that they think you’ve, ‘gone as far as you can go,’ and you’re out. That’s the end of your international track cycling career in that case? Not if your name is Jordan Kerby whose mother happens to be a New Zealander by birth.

Jordan Kerby offered his services to the ‘all black’ team; they know a good thing when they see one and signed him up without hesitation. Fast forward to the UCI World Championships on the Berlin boards, last month. Jordan was part of the New Zealand team which took home silver from the fastest team pursuit competition in history. The Aussies?

There are no medals for fourth place