Evans stepped away from the bike in 2015 but is still heavily involved in the cycling industry, holding a global ambassador role with BMC and founding the Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race.
“Anything you do at the high level, to get things done, it’s hard work.” - Cadel Evans
He says time spent “outside the barriers” has given him a new perspective on what is required to succeed in business - and it’s not too dissimilar from in a race.
“As a rider you’re very involved in the performance and your race and the last result,” Evans says. “Your life is dictated by your last result as a professional.”