Andrea Hewitt

Sport/discipline: Triathlon, Olympic distance

About Andrea: I began triathlon at age 22 switching from the surf life. I turned professional in 2005 after finishing a bachelor of commerce at the University of Canterbury. I like traveling and visiting new places and avoiding winter weather.

Hometown: Christchurch, New Zealand

Current residence: Christchurch, New Zealand (October - April), and Sète, France (April - October)

SRAM® products used: SRAM RED groupset.

Zipp® products used: 303 Firecrest® tubular, Zipp 101 clincher, Service course® SL stem 90 mm/17 degrees, Service Course bar, 40 cm, carbon fiber bottle cages - silver.

Favorite SRAM product and why: SRAM RED groupset - for the smooth and easy gear changing and the comfortable hood position.

Favorite Zipp product and why: 303 Firecrest tubular - best race wheels for every type of course.

Notable Race Results:

2011

Silver World Championship Series overall

1st World Championship Series Grand Final - Beijing

1st World Championship Series - Yokohama

1st ITU World Cup - Auckland

Bronze Sprint World Championships - Lausanne

2009

Bronze World Championship Series overall

1st World Championship Series - Madrid

2008

8th Olympic Games Triathlon - Beijing

2006

Bronze Commonwealth Games Triathlon - Melbourne

2005

1st ITU World Championships - U23

Website: www.andreahewitt.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/AndreaHewittTriathlete

Twitter: @andreahewittnz