Zak Dempster: from Tour Series to Tour de France

The NetApp-Endura rider talks to Cycling Weekly about his impressive rise through the sport's ranks

Dempster escape, Omloop Het Nieuwsblad 2013

Just over two years ago, Zak Dempster won the Tour Series round in Woking.

Yesterday, he sprinted alongside the sport's fastest on The Mall to complete his third Tour de France stage, the latest step in the Australian's rise through the ranks.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.