I was at Melbourne Airport getting ready to fly to Brisbane for a business trip. It was way too early in the morning and we’re all just trying to navigate security, gates and the hunt for coffee. While waiting in line for food I run into Simon Gerrans! The dude was glowing with fitness and vibrant energy. I felt healthier just standing next to him. He was with his wife, mother and kids. Simon was probably as frazzled and stressed as anyone traveling with kids, but he took the time to have a chat and shoot a photo with me. I wanted to give him some Pink Rhino Racing schwag except all I had were the pink and blue socks I was wearing. Everybody in Australia calls him Gerro because everyone down under has a nickname even your grandmother. Here’s to Gerro - a real pro and super nice guy.