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January 2015 – Hunter Council’s First Australian Champion

Some of our readers may not be aware that Ben Swain (Senior Lawyer at Local Government Legal) is an Australian cycling champion in his spare time.

At the Para-cycling Track National Championships in Melbourne in December 2014 Ben claimed Gold in the 2015 Australian Para-cycling Track Pursuit (C4). Ben defeated Ben Ellen from Queensland who at the same meet had set a new Australian Record in the 1 km Time Trial.

Our Ben also claimed Silver in the 1 km Individual Time Trial and Bronze on 14 December 2014 in the 4 km Pursuit at the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) level Para-cycling event. He is now in training for the National Road Championships to be held April 2015 in Adelaide with a view to representing Australia at the Paralympics.Ben

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