Cycling is a family affair in the Rowe household. Like Nicole
Cooke, he started out with his parents on a tandem. He's now been
racing for ten years and now trains mostly in Italy with coach Max
Sciandri. His career highlight to date has been winning an Under 23
World Cup race in the Netherlands last season.
He made his European debut as a member of the team pursuit squad
that took the gold medal at the 2007 European Track Championships.
He finished second in the 2008 European Road Race Championships and
won the Madison (along with Mark Christian) and the silver in the
team pursuit at the 2008 European Track Championships.
His brother Matt is also a racing cyclist and his father,
Courtney, coaches the Paralympic medallist Simon Richardson.
Luke, who is also part of the British Cycling Academy Programme,
travelled to Delhi for the 2010 Commonwealth Games with Team Wales
and had a successful 2011 on the road circuit after winning the ZLM
Tour and finishing 1st in Stage 7 of the Thuringen