The 24 Year Old Veteran 

July 01, 2015

Orica-AIS rider Melissa Hoskins has been part of the furniture, a part of the team from the beginning and describes herself as a “veteran at 24”.

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Over the journey Mel has had incredible success with multiple stage wins at the Santos Women’s Tour and at international level.

With this quick chat we get some great advice on bunch riding, an insight into her school years and find out her favourite thing to do on holiday… hint – it’s a favourite of ours too!

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Melissa’s Recent Race Results

2015:

1st Queen of the Mountain Classification at Aviva Women's Tour

1st Santos Women's Tour – Stage 2

1st Santos Women's Tour – Stage 4

2nd Santos Women's Tour – General Classification

2nd Santos Women's Tour – Stage 3

3rd Santos Women's Tour – Stage 1

4th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 2a (TTT)

8th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – Stage 3

10th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 1

11th Ronde van Gelderland

12th Energiewacht Tour – Prologue

15th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – General Classification

20th Festival Luxembourgeois du cyclisme féminin Elsy Jacobs – Stage 1

2014:

2nd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

2nd Ladies Tour of Qatar – Youth Classification

3rd Ronde van Gelderland

3rd Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 4

4th Open de Suede Vargarda TTT

4th Ladies Tour of Norway – Youth Classification

5th Tour of Chongming Island World Cup

5th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Prologue

6th Dwars door de Weskhoek

6th Ladies Tour of Qatar – General Classification

7th Tour of Zhoushan Island – Mountains Classification

7th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Points Classification

7th Ladies Tour of Norway – Stage 1

7th Ladies Tour of Norway – Prologue

7th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 2

8th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Prologue

8th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 1

10th Commonwealth Games – Road Race

10th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 2

11th Ladies Tour of Qatar – Stage 3

12th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Points Classification

12th Boels Rental Ladies Tour – Stage 2

12th Festival Luxembourgeois de Cyclisme Feminin – Stage 2

14th Ladies Tour of Norway – General Classification

15th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 1

16th Energiewacht Tour – Stage 5

17th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Points Classification

17th Tour of Zhoushan Island – Stage 2

18th Tour of Zhoushan Island – General Classification

20th Ladies Tour of Norway – Stage 2

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2013

2nd Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 2 (TTT)

2nd La Route de France – Stage 4

3rd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

3rd Open de Suede Vargarda TTT

6th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 5

6th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 1

10th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 7

11th Rabobank 7-Dorpenomloop Aalburg

13th La Route de France – Prologue

14th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 3

17th Boels Ladies Tour – General Classification

17th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Mountains Classification

18th EPZ Omloop van Borsele

19th Boels Ladies Tour – Stage 4

20th Giro d’Italia Internazionale Femminile – Stage 8

2012

1st Tour of Chongming Island – General Classification

1st Tour of Chongming Island – Points Classification

1st Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 3

1st Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 1

2nd UCI Road Cycling World Championships – Team Time Trial

2nd Tour of Chongming Island World Cup

2nd Brainwash Ladies Tour – Stage 2 (TTT)

3rd Gracia Orlova – Prologue

4th Tour of Chongming Island – Stage 2

6th EPZ Omloop van Borsele

6th Gracia Orlova – Youth Classification

8th Brainwash Ladies Tour – Stage 1

13th Rabo Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden – Stage 2

14th Rabo Ster Zeeuwsche Eilanden – Prologue

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