Michael Woods, 29, is a former competitive runner who worked in a bank before turning to professional road cycling.
The squads registered three top-10 finishes in the first three days of racing at the Santos Tour Down Under.
What does it take for a top domestic rider to make it to the WorldTour? That’s a question several pros are asking themselves.
In his first season with Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies, Michael Woods is delivering in the results department
Mike Woods wins Utah stage 5, making it two wins in a row for Optum, and he takes over the race's GC lead to boot.
Optum-Kelly Benefit Strategies' Woods claims his first international win in Portugal, while Zwizanski takes the title in Chico Stage Race