Michel Cornelisse wordt talent coach en ploegleider bij SEG Racing Academy

Michel Cornelisse wordt talent coach en ploegleider bij SEG Racing Academy

 | AMSTERDAM - Michel Cornelisse wordt talent coach en ploegleider bij SEG Racing Academy. De ex-coureur komt over van Team Roompot - Nederlandse Loterij. In mei van dit jaar was Cornelisse al eens actief voor de Academy als ‘gast’ ploegleider tijdens Ronde de l’isard, waarna de eerste gesprekken over een intensievere samenwerking zijn ontstaan. Cornelisse zal zich binnen de Academy richten op het verder ontwikkelen van talenten op het gebied van tactiek en techniek. Daarnaast zal hij het grootste deel van het wedstrijdprogramma voor zijn rekening nemen in de rol van ploegleider.Michel Cornelisse: ‘Het…continue reading →
Michel Cornelisse joins the Academy as Sports Director and talent coach

Michel Cornelisse joins the Academy as Sports Director and talent coach

 | AMSTERDAM – Michel Cornelisse will become talent coach and Sport Director at SEG Racing Academy. The former pro cyclist joins us from Team Roompot – Nederlandse Loterij. Last May, Cornelisse had already been involved with the team as ‘guest’ Sport Director during the Ronde de l’Isard, after which talks about a more intensive cooperation began. Cornelisse will work within the Academy to develop the young talents' tactical & technical skills. Furthermore, he will take leadership over the largest part of the racing program as Sport Director. Michel Cornelisse: “It’s a great challenge to…continue reading →
Loutraki Training Camp

Loutraki Training Camp

From 19 - 26 FebruaryThe 2017 season may have come to an end this week with our last race, Putte-Kapellen, but we are already looking forward to our next races! After the success of GP Athens Circuit last year, we have decided to organize 3 races during our pre-season training camp in Loutraki, Greece. On Wednesday 21st of February we will kick off with a fast and furious 60 km race in the Megara Circuit in Athens and it will be followed by the two-day weekend event, the Loutraki Challenge, on the 24th…continue reading →
Van den Berg sprints to 15th in the last race of the season

Van den Berg sprints to 15th in the last race of the season

Today's 184 km that featured Belgium's Putte Kapellem, were our last racing kilometers of the season. The course presented a tough and quick local circuit of a length of 16,7 km that the riders tackled a total of 11 times. The pace was high since the very first kilometers of the day as the peloton did not let any large group away. The interest of some teams keep the group together so they could tackle the two intermediates sprints featured in each lap did not allow any large group to go away until 80…continue reading →
Stevie Williams takes 15th in Famenne Ardenne Classic

Stevie Williams takes 15th in Famenne Ardenne Classic

Today our guys took part in the first ever edition of Wallonia's Fammene Ardenne Classic. The 195 km long parcour started and finished Marche-en-Famenne and featured up to nine categorized climbs through its way. As the flag dropped off, combative attackers tried to broke clear of the bunch formed the breakaway of the day. Our guys kept the Academy's flag always well represented in those moves, with Marten Kooistra making it into the eventual break of the day alongside five other riders. That group's gap was close to four minutes before the main pack started…continue reading →
Hartthijs De Vries sprints to fourth in Paris Tours

Hartthijs De Vries sprints to fourth in Paris Tours

Today's Paris Tours marked our last U23 race of the 2017 calender. The 187 kilometers long course started in France's Bonneval and took place all the way to Tours, including two short but punchy climbs in the ending part of the day. The race featured a very fast starts with some combative riders trying to make a gap early on, but the bunch did not let anyone go until a 3-man cut was formed 20 kilometers into the day. That initial group was later joined by seven riders and they formed the breakaway of…continue reading →
Bol: ” I’m back in good shape and ready to enjoy a nice race”

Bol: ” I’m back in good shape and ready to enjoy a nice race”

Tomorrow's one-day classic, Paris Tours, will mark the last U23 race in our racing calendar of 2017. This French race will set a milestone for our Cees Bol, as the strong Dutchman will race his last ever race in the U23 category. "I hope to make it special, but it doesn't feel any different. I just want to be as good as possible, just like any other race" says the 2016 winner of Olympia's Tour. After suffering a head injury due to a home accident back in March, Cees Bol has focused his efforts…continue reading →