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Hundertmarck hunts for stage wins Down Under

German rider Kai Hundertmarck crests a small rise in the road during the 2005 Crocodile Trophy.

German rider Kai Hundertmarck crests a small rise in the road during the 2005 Crocodile Trophy. (Image credit: Mark Watson/mwphotography.com.au)

Competition for stage victories at the 2009 Crocodile Trophy is certain to be fierce, with a growing list of former stage winners rolling up for the race start.  The Australian stage race starts Tuesday and runs for 10 days.

Retired Telekom cyclist turned ironman triathlete "Crocodile Kai" Hundertmarck, can't wait to return to the Outback that he grew to love four years ago, during his previous Crocodile Trophy appearance.

"I have to be a little bit crazy coming back but it's a great adventure and I love it," Hundertmarck said. "It's four years ago now, so there's time to forget the pain."

The German won two stages at the 2005 Crocodile Trophy, including the event's "Queen Stage" from Laura to Cooktown.

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