Introduction by Gus Morton
I first met Cam Wurf on about the 15th lap of the Aussie road titles earlier this year. Right when the shit was going down on Mt. Buninyong Cam rode up alongside me and said: “Imagine if we had have trained for this, mate? The win is there for the taking.” I thought :”Who the f&*k is this guy?!” I had been training for it — hard — and then this guy rolls up, takes one look at my arse and assumes I, like him, hadn’t touched the bike for a while and would appreciate his joke at the hardest part of the race.
I didn’t at the time, but I was intrigued as to who the hell he was. It wasn’t until a few weeks later when we were racing as teammates at the Herald Sun Tour that I learnt who he was. Over the course of the week I got to know the guy’s a god-damn robot on the bike, but also what lead him to cycling and what lead him to taking a year away from the bike.
After that Lach and I knew Cam was the guy we needed to bring along, but before we got the chance to ask him, he invited himself. Typical Cam.