Emily Collins, New Zealand's rising road cyclist, made her professional racing debut last year with European professional team Wiggle Honda. 

Having taken up cycling in 2005, the 23 year old had a breakthrough year in 2012 racing in the United States and catching the eye of professional women's team, Wiggle Honda.

Known for her attacking style of racing along with chasing ever rider down, Emily claimed her first UCI classified win in the Belgium Classic Hageland in her first season with the team.

The New Zealand National Elite Criterium Champion made her Commonwealth Games debut in Glasgow 2014 where she finished top 10.