Glasgow 2014 was the second Commonwealth Games for Simon. "Rhino," as he is known, took silver in the 1km time trial.

The Manawatu rider has been competing and succeeding at an international level since 2010, when he won bronze at the Delhi Commonwealth Games.

Simon competed at the London Olympic Games, where he placed 3rdin a photo finish. In 2012, Simon placed 3rd at the UCI Track Cycling World Championships and 3rd again at the Track Cycling World Championship in Colombia in 2014.


Simon also competed for Emirates Team New Zealand in 2015; he was one of the original "cyclors" that helped develop the revolutionary boat and was a huge asset to the team that won the 2017 America's Cup for Team New Zealand.

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Simon's Games History

  • Commonwealth Games Glasgow 2014

    • Cycling - Track (1km Time Trial - Men)
      Men's 1000m Time Trial 1:01.060
      2
    • Cycling - Track (Keirin - Men)
      First Round Repechage 3
      First Round 3 R
      Placed 17 of 27
  • Olympic Summer Games London 2012

    • Cycling - Track (Keirin - Men)
      Finals 1-6 3
      Second Round Heat 2 2 Q
      First Round Heat 1 2 Q
      3
    • Cycling - Track (Team Sprint - Men)
      First Round Heat 3 43.495 Q
      Qualifying Heat 3 44.175 Q
      Placed 5 of 10
  • Commonwealth Games Delhi 2010

    • Cycling - Track (Keirin - Men)
      Final 3
      Classification 7th to 12th
      2nd Round Q1
      Repechage Heats 1 to 3
      Qualifying Round 1, Heats 1 to 4 Q2
      3