Thomas was born on 24 June 1995. He grew up in Bredbo where he attended Bredbo Public School and then Monaro High School. Thomas is now doing a Bachelor of Engineering at ANU in Canberra.
Thomas started racing downhill at the age of 12 and was a member of the Junior Worlds Team representing Australia in 2012 and 2013. He placed 8th at the World Championships in 2013 in South Africa.
Thomas was named as a finalist in the Cycling Australia Junior MTB Cyclist of the Year Awards in 2013.
◦2009 Monaro’s Australia Day “Young Sportsperson of the Year”;
◦2010 2nd National Series U17;
◦2011 3rd Canadian Open DH 16-18 Men;
◦2011 2nd National Series U17;
◦2012 3rd Junior National Series;
◦2012 SERAS Athlete of the Year;
◦2013 Junior National Series Champion;
◦2013 Junior Oceania Champion;
◦2013 2nd National Championships – Juniors;
◦2013 & 2014 NSW Enduro State Champion;
◦2014 3rd National Series Elite Men;
◦2014 3rd Eastern States Cup, Wyndam, New York, USA;
◦2014 2nd Pro Men Australian Open;
◦2014 King of Cannonball;
◦2014 & 2015 3rd National Series Elite Men;
◦2015 Downhill National Championships 7th Elite Men.
Thomas has been riding for Giant Australia for the last three years.