David Edwards began competing in cycling in 2006, enjoying early domestic success including bronze in the U15 pairs time trial at the 2007 Australian Road Championships, gold in the U17 time trial two years later and gold in the U19 selection race the year after that.

At the 2011 UCI Junior Road World Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark, he placed third in the time trial, and was later named Cycling Australia’s Junior Male Road Cyclist of the Year.

In 2013 David was invited to join the French road cycling team AG2R LA MONDIALE as an U23 competitor, a contract then extended for the 2014 season.

He rode for Charter Mason-Giant Racing Team in 2015, one of 16 competing in the Cycling Australia National Road Series, and also won the U23 Oceania Continental Championships road race.

David made his Paralympic debut in 2016 as pilot to eight-time Paralympian Kieran Modra. In the …

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Date of birth
21 April 1993
Karana Downs, QLD
Athlete & student
Started competing
Sport career highlights

Winning the 2016 Australian Para-cycling Tandem National Championships with Kieran Modra


  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: Individual pursuit Classification: Pilot
  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: Road race Classification: Pilot
  • Sport: Para-cycling Discipline: road time trial Classification: Pilot

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