Dries Hollanders: “We have a really strong team for 2018”

Dries Hollanders: “We have a really strong team for 2018”

Dries Hollanders joined the Academy as Sports Director and trainer last year. The role of DS was brand new to him, as it was his first ever experience in such a role. "The 2017 season was a whole new adventure for me. As a rider you tend to underestimate a little bit the job of the DS, as a rider it seems normal to be in hotels and have all the transports planned, but now I know it a little bit better. I am satisfied with my first year in SEG Racing Academy,…continue reading →
Williams shares his goals and ambitions for 2018

Williams shares his goals and ambitions for 2018

Lightweight climber and Welsh-born, Stevie Williams, is fresh off the first team training camp in Loutraki. "The first camp was great, starting the year with a solid block of training in Greece was what I needed, good weather and a good atmosphere with the rest of the lads, getting all the team together sets the tone for the season too, everyone mixing and having a laugh is crucial this time of year." However and alongside five other teammates (Lenderink, Bol, Maas, Affini and van den Berg) Williams has decided to stay in Loutraki for…continue reading →
Minne Verboom: “I want to become a complete cyclist”

Minne Verboom: “I want to become a complete cyclist”

Minne Verboom joined the Academy at the end of 2017 after a very successful last year in the junior ranks, showing that he was one of the strongest in the peloton by winning time trials, single stages as well as stage races. The 18-year is fresh off the first team training camp of 2018 in Loutraki, Greece. "All in all the camp was pretty hard. We trained a lot so I am feeling quite tired right and I will take it easy in the coming day. But it was a great experience and…continue reading →
Anastopoulos: “I saw a solid team on and off the bike”

Anastopoulos: “I saw a solid team on and off the bike”

Our first team training camp of the year is done and dusted. During 12 days our riders moved to Loutraki where they have been keeping up with his preparations ahead of the 2018 season. The ideal locations that Loutraki offers allowed our team to combine long endurance rides with TTT training sessions. Performance Manager, Vasilis Anastopoulos, is satisfied with the conduct and work ethic of the riders during this training block. "In my opinion it was a really good training camp. The riders managed to perfectly follow the designed training plan, and luckily…continue reading →
Ide Schelling: “I feel like this is the best winter training I have ever done”

Ide Schelling: “I feel like this is the best winter training I have ever done”

Ide Schelling joined the team last season as a first year U23 with the main goal of learning as much as possible of his teammates and races in order to improve as a bike rider. One year later and after a solid period of training during winter time, the 19-year old Dutchman is looking forward to start racing again. "I am feeling really confident. Winter is going perfect so far, I could follow my training program without any setbacks and I even went to Girona for some days and I could enjoy a…continue reading →
Fleet Complete joins SEG Racing Academy as partner in 2018

Fleet Complete joins SEG Racing Academy as partner in 2018

We are proud to announce our partnership with Fleet Complete for 2018. Headquartered in Canada and with a European base in Utrecht, The Netherlands, Fleet Complete is a global telecommunications carrier partner providing IoT solutions for fleet, asset and mobile workforce management to over 10,000 customers worldwide and 300,000 subscribers worldwide. Fleet Complete’s focus on innovation and growth is a perfect match with our vision for cycling – one that emphasises talent development and product development in a healthy and clean environment. Their support means another powerful force pushing to move the sport forward…continue reading →
Daan Hoole

Daan Hoole

Date of birth 22-02-1999Country NetherlandsPlace of residence Zuidland, NetherlandsHeight 198 cmWeight 78 kgBest result 2nd Junior Paris Roubaix (2017)Favorite pro rider(s) Stefan KüngWhy did you start cycling?Because my brother and my father did it and it looked fun.Name your specialties:Time trial and cobble classics. What do you do besides cycling?I still study and I like to hang out with friends too. Tell us your goals for 2018. To learn a lot, improve as much as possible and get some good results.What’s your favorite race in the 2018 calendar?Paris Roubaix.What’s your dream race to win at the pros in the…continue reading →
George Stavrakakis

George Stavrakakis

Date of birth 22-04-1998Country GreecePlace of residence Chania Crete, GreeceHeight 188 cmWeight 76 kgBest result European Champion in Junior Individual pursuit (2016)Favorite pro rider(s) Bradley Wiggins, Fabian CancellaraWhy did you start cycling?I used to do a lot of sports like football, running, kick box, swimming but cycling attracted me the most. When I rode my first good bike I started also my first race which I won, so I knew that is the sport that I will stuck into.Name your specialties:I am still finding my self, but I can say I have a good sprint, I can…continue reading →
Thymen Arensman

Thymen Arensman

Date of birth 04-12-1999Country NetherlandsPlace of residence Deil, NetherlandsHeight 190 cmWeight 68 kgBest result GC Ster van Vlaamse-Ardennen and Junior CX Dutch National champion (2017)Favorite pro rider(s) Tom DumoulinWhy did you start cycling?My whole family is a cycling family. So I met the bike at a very young age, but I started racing when I was six years old.Name your specialties:Climbing and time trials. What do you do besides cycling?Exam year Gymnasium. After that studying history at the universtity. Tell us your goals for 2018. Improving myself in my first year as U23, especially in climbing and time trials. What’s your…continue reading →
Minne Verboom

Minne Verboom

Date of birth 18-10-1999Country NetherlandsPlace of residence Krimpen aan den Ijssel, NetherlandsHeight 196 cmWeight 84 kgBest result A win in the last stage of Nations Cup's Trofeo Karlsberg (2017)Favorite pro rider(s) Alberto ContadorWhy did you start cycling?My father told me to ride a kids race on my school bike, I became second and I liked it so much that I immediatly started cycling.Name your specialties:I don't know yet but I like to sprint and to ride a time trials. What do you do besides cycling?I study business economics and my hobbies are gaming and to chill with friends. Tell us your…continue reading →
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