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Mark Cavendish

Road Cycling

Mark Cavendish, a Brit from Isle of Man, is a professional road cyclist who rides for Omega Pharma Quick-Step. What you see is what you get with Cavendish – his fiery, yet professional approach is what makes him the world class athlete that he is. He is rarely out of the limelight or headlines for long. Originally a track cyclist in the Madison points race and scratch race, Cavendish has competed on the road since 2006. He is a double Madison World Champion and Commonwealth Games gold medalist on the track. He has won 25 Tour de France stages during his career. Cavendish achieved eleven wins in his first professional season, equaling the record held by Alessandro Petacchi...

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