Paddy’s introduction to cycling was initially as a junior triathlete but she is now regarded as <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" />New Zealand’s hottest young female track cycling talent. She is the current National Senior women’s Individual Pursuit Champion and she  won the 2005 Oceania Title in that event. She is also the current Open Womens National Points race Champion.<?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" />