Cyclist Jai Hindley parents, bio, age, height, salary, nationality

Cyclist Jai Hindley parents, bio, age, height, salary, nationality

After a courageous battle on stage 6, an Australian rider says it was extremely grim to lose the jersey, know who is Jai Hindley, his salary and parents

In the Tour de France’s fifth stage, Jai Hindley (Bora-Hansgrohe) raced alone to win and moved into the race’s overall lead with a strong effort on the Col de Marie Blanque’s final climb on Wednesday. One day was all he had to realise a “childhood dream,” yet he had no regrets.

Cyclist Jai Hindley parents, bio, age, height, salary and nationality

Hindley clung to third place overall after covering 144.9 kilometres in the Pyrenees. He finished 2:39 seconds behind stage winner Tadej Pogaar (UAE Team Emirates), who is now in second place overall, and 2:15 seconds behind Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma), who has taken over the maillot jaune. Hindley rode bravely, struggling up the final 16 km hill to hold onto a podium spot.

 

Who is Jai Hindley?

Australian professional cyclist Jai Hindley, who was born on May 5, 1996, competes for UCI WorldTeam Bora-Hansgrohe. He is currently 27 years old and measures 1.75 m (5 ft 9 in).

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Hindley’s father, Gordon, who is originally from England, and mother, Robyn, have travelled from Perth to Europe and are following the first week of the Tour 2023 with family friends. Jai’s salary with BORA – hangrohe currently is believed to be around €500.000 euros and it stands until 2024.

Since Cadel Evans won the country’s lone title in the competition in 2011, the 27-year-old, who is competing in his first Le Tour, has perhaps Australia’s greatest opportunity to win the prized race. When Hindley won the Giro d’Italia in 2022, he became just the second Australian to win a Grand Tour competition in cycling. The Western Australian was the third-favorite before the Tour de France 2023 even got off, trailing only recent champions Tadej Pogaar (2020, 2021) and Jonas Vingegaard (2022).

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After going pro in 2016, Hindley has spent the last seven years preparing to ride in the Tour de France with the intention of entering a contender when he was ready. Hindley won two professional cycling races in 2017—Toscana-Terra di Ciclismo and Tour of Fuzhou—but it took him until 2020 to start living up to his potential—winning the Herald Sun Tour in Australia and shockingly finishing in second place at the Giro d’Italia.

Despite a lean COVID-affected 2021, Hindley’s growth continued, and the following year he managed to win the Giro d’Italia, becoming the second Australian to win a Grand Tour after Cadel Evans’ victory in the 2011 Tour de France. Hindley made the decision to focus on preparing for 2023 rather than making his Tour de France debut in 2022 since a Grand Tour was hard on his physique. Hindley finished eighth in the Volta a Catalunya and fourth in the Criterium du Dauphine this year while competing for team Bora-Hansgrohe. This earned Hindley third preference for the Tour de France in 2023.

Following his Yellow jersey win, Jai Hindley’s father had something emotional to say about his son:

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