Welcome to the official web site for Nicole Cooke MBE, Olympic gold medallist.
After setting her heart on an Olympic gold medal at the age of 11, Nicole went on to an incredible career in cycling, achieving her Olympic dream in Beijing 2008 under the backdrop of the Great Wall of China. Nicole went on to become the first rider in history to win Olympic and World Championship road race gold in the same year. Other highlights in a career that spanned 13 years include riding in Yellow over the mythical mountains of the Tour de France en route to two Tour victories and conquering the Spring Classics with victories in the Amstel Gold Race, Fleche Wallone and Tour of Flanders, and winning the World Cup Series.
Keep an eye on the latest news section for updates on Nicole's most recent activities and forthcoming events, and please browse the website to find out more details of Nicole's racing career.
The Breakaway - My Story.
Longlisted for William Hill Sports Book of the Year 2014.
After more than a year working on her autobiography, we are very pleased that 'The Breakaway' is now on sale in Hardback and Kindle in all good book shops, and the following websites Amazon and Waterstones.
Autumn book signing tour
This autumn Nicole will be holding talks and Q & A sessions plus signing her book The Breakaway at the following events. Hope to see you there!
Sunday, 5th October - The Cheltenham Festival
Sunday, 26th October - London Sports Writing Festival
Tuesday, 28th October - Topping & Company Books, Bath
Saturday, 29th November - Brian Rourke Cycles
Saturday, 13th December - Bridgend Cycle Centre
Signed Autograph Cards
NicoleCooke.com is pleased to inform you that Nicole Cooke autograph cards are available free.
Please send a stamped addressed envelope and the name(s) of the dedication to:
Nicole Cooke, PO Box 38, Cowbridge, CF71 7XU, Great Britain