Jai Hindley is an Australian professional cyclist. The 26-year-old ranks among the best cyclist in Australia. He came into the major limelight after winning the 2022 Giro d’Italia, the 105th edition of the Giro d’Italia on 29th May. Hindley is the first Australian to win the Italian Grand Tour by snatching the pink jersey on the penultimate stage before rolling into the final daytime trial in Verona to seal a memorable win. Having started his early career in 2013, Hindley turned pro in 2015 and joined his first cycling team “Attaque Team Gusto” in 2016. In 2018 he joined the dutch cycling team “Team Sunweb” and made his debut with the team at the 2018 Volta ao Algarve. In May 2019, he was named on the start list for the 2019 Giro d’Italia. He currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe.
- For winning the 2022 Giro d’Italia.
- Being an Australian professional cyclist.
Where is Jai Hindley From?
Jai Hindley was born on 5th May 1996 in Perth, Western Australia, Australia. His birth name is Jai Hidley. He holds an Australian nationality and belongs to the white ethnicity. His star sign is Taurus. He is a follower of Christianity.
Hindley was born into a middle-class family. His father Gordon Hindley was also a cyclist. Gordon was the one who introduce Jai to cycle since from a very small age and act as his trainer and coach. His mother’s name is Robyn Hindley. He was raised in Perth along with his siblings.
As for education, Hindley attended a private school near his community in Perth, his hometown. After high school, he began to focus on his cycling career.
What does Jai Hindley do for a living?
- Jai Hindley began his amateur career in bicycling in the early 2010s.
- In 2013 he became a runner-up in the Oceania Junior Road Championships.
- In 2015, he competed in Oceania Under-23 Road Championships finishing the 10th Time trial.
- He was the winner of GP Capodarco in 2016.
- He became 5th in Overall of Tour de l’Avenir, a French road bicycle racing stage race.
- In 2017, he became 1st in Toscana-Terra di Ciclismo.
- In February 2017, he became 2nd of Overall in the Herald Sun Tour.
- Hindley made his debut for Team Sunweb in the 2018 Volta ao Algarve.
- In the 2019 Tour de Pologne, he secured the 2nd position.
- He won the 2020 Jayco Herald Sun Tour held in Victoria, Australia in February 2020.
- In the 2020 Giro d’Italia, Hindley became second losing to Britain’s pro cyclist Tao Geoghegan Hart.
- In 2021, he became 7th of overall in the Tour de Pologne.
- On 29 May, he became the winner of the 2022 Giro d’Italia, the 105th edition of the Giro d’Italia.
- Prior to winning the 2022 Giro d’Italia, he participated in Tirreno–Adriatico and secured 5th position overall.
Who is Jai Hindley Dating?
Jai Hindley is currently dating with his beautiful girlfriend who goes by the name Abby Chandler. Chandler has been a sweetheart of Hindley since he was a teenager. As per Hindley’s official Instagram account, the pair have been in a relationship since 2012. Their decades-long of romance is said to take the next level soon with their marriage.
Chandler supports her boyfriend in every event of cycling and she is always present at the venue to cheer him. At the 2022 Giro d’Italia, she was there to join the victorious moment of Hindley along with his parents and the sweet couple shared a passionate kiss with each other which was captured by the media and paparazzi.
How much is Jai Hindley’s net worth?
As of May 2022, the net worth of Jai Hindley is estimated to be US $1 million. The Australian star has been earning his fortune through his successful career as a professional cyclist. Hindley competes in every top-level cycling event in the world, thus earning a significant amount of money. In May 2022, he won a whopping €1,500,000 as a cash prize after winning the Giro d’Italia. He also makes extra income through his endorsement deals.
How tall is Jai Hindley?
Jai Hindley is 5 ft 9 inches tall and his body weight is 60 Kg. He has an Athletic build body. As a pro cyclist, he regularly does workouts and fitness exercises to keep him fit and active. He has a short hairstyle that is Light brown in color. His eyes color is brown.
Did You Know?
- He is very humble and simple in nature.
- He loves adventures a lot.
- He is a nature lover.
- Cat is among his favorite pet animals.