Stephen Hall of Perth, Western Australia, began cycling at the age of 14 following in the footsteps of his father, Murray Hall, a professional cyclist through the 1970’s and 80’s. Originally focusing on the track discipline of sprinting, Hall developed quickly and within 3 months of his first race had won two state championships.
After taking a break from competitive cycling to focus on gaining a degree in Exercise Sport Science at Edith Cowan University, Hall returned to the sport in the spring of 2010 and made the transition from track sprinting to road racing and track endurance.
Over the next 4 years he raced predominantly in Belgium, Netherlands and France during the European summer while returning to Australia at seasons end to win countless races on home soil, including multiple podium performances at the Australian Track Championships. He made a name for himself as an aggressive, versatile rider and scored wins all over the world on both the road and the track.
2014 would mark the first of many visits to the United States for Hall as he signed professional with Incycle-Predator and competed in his first season of the National Criterium Calendar. In 2016 Hall was drafted by the PA Lightning and led them to victory in the World Cycling League’s Premiere in Los Angeles and in many other races during the 2016 and 2017 seasons. On the track, he became Rider of the Year in 2017 and 2018 at the Valley Preferred Cycling Centre in Trexlertown, PA.
Since 2014 Hall has continued to divide his time between the USA, Europe and Australia racing for various teams (OTOC-Vault, PA Lightning, Maloja Pushbikers) and following a notoriously ruthless racing schedule. Highlights include winning two Australian Track Championships, 4x Western Australian Road Championships, scoring over 25 wins in professional criteriums in the USA and multiple appearances in European and Australian professional Six Day Races.
With over a decade of international experience and 350+ victories, Hall has combined his years of professional cycling with his Sport Science degree to form a two-pronged approach to coaching and is excited to join the team at Vitesse Sport Performance with long-time friend and team mate, Michael Chauner. The combination of Vitesse’s state of the art fitness testing along with Hall’s extensive knowledge of the sport will create a formidable duo for any athlete looking to take their cycling to the next level and reach their maximum potential.