Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship: honour for West Aussie cyclist Louisa Lobigs


Louisa Lobigs out on the road training. Picture: Facebook
Louisa Lobigs out on the road training. Picture: Facebook

The UWA student is completing a PhD through UWA’s School of Sport Science, Exercise and Health.

Lobigs is a member of the Holden Women’s Cycling Team and will follow in the footsteps of previous scholarship recipients, serving as an ambassador of the Amy Gillett Foundation.

Lobigs, who trains in Canberra, said she was thrilled to discover she was successful this time around.

“It’s a real honour,” she said. “A lot of amazing athletes have had it in the past and it’s inspiring to be able to represent Amy and the work of the Amy Gillett Foundation.

“I love training and that takes up a good part of my day, but I find the uni work gives me the balance I need to stay motivated.

Gillett was an Australian women’s cycling team member who was killed in 2005. while on a training ride. in Germany.