Facts of Darren Lapthrone Facts
|Full Name||Darren Lapthrone|
|Father Name||Dale Lapthrone|
|Mother Name||Elke Lapthrone|
|No Of Children||2|
|Date of Birth||March 4,1983|
Darren Lapthorne Bio
Darren Lapthorne is an Australian professional racing cyclist currently riding for Drapac–EF p/b Cannondale Holistic Development Team.
Darren was born on the 4th of March of 1983 in Melbourne, Australia.
His parents' name is Elke Lapthorne and Dale Lapthorne. He also had a sister named Britt Lapthorne who died in 2008.
Darren Lapthorne Career
Darren Lapthorne started his career in 2006 with the Australian Professional Cycling Team Drapac–Porsche.
Lapthorne won the road race of the Teams Road Championships in his first year. He also finished third in one stage of the Herald Sun Tour.
In January of 2007, he achieved his greatest success by winning the Australian National Road Race Championships. He also rode for the German Team Sparkasse in 2008 and the British team Rapha Condor in 2009.
In 2016, he decided to retire from his professional racing career.
List of Darren Lapthorne's achievements:-
|Year||Position and Stage||Tour|
|2005||1st stage 9||Tour of The Murray River|
|2006||1st stage 7||Tour de Korea|
|2007||1st Road race||National Road Champions|
|2007||2nd overall||Tour de Hokkaido|
|2008||1st Stage 5||Geelong Bay Classic Series, Geelong|
|2009||1st Stage 2||Tour de Beauce|
|2010||2nd||Ryedale Grand Prix|
|2013||8th Overall||Tour of Japan|
|2014||3rd Overall||Tour de Azerbaidjan|
Darren Lapthorne Physique
Source: cycling archives
Darren Lapthorne's height is 1.81 m ( 5'9" ). His weight is 68 kg (149.9 pounds).
Death of Darren Lapthorne's sister Britt Lapthrone
Darren's younger sister Britt Lapthorne went disappearing on the 18th of September of 2008 in between her backpacking trip to Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Darren was heavily involved in exposing the lack of attention given by the local police to this case. In 2015 Lapthorne assisted the repatriation of his younger sister's remains.
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The entire incident was intensely traumatic to the entire Lapthorne family. Darren took a break from his cycling career for about two months before restarting.
Darren Lapthorne's Wedding
Darren Lapthrone is married to Jessica Lapthorne. His wife is also a former Australian women's professional women's cyclist.
Jessica Lapthhrone and Darren Lapthorne currently have two children: a son and a daughter called Florence Lapthorne.
Souce: Darren Lapthrone's Instagram page
Darren Lapthorne's Net Worth
Darren amassed his wealth from his successful career in cycling.He has an estimated net worth of $1 million which is increasing day per day.