Antunes: “Morale is high and confidence is renewed”

Antunes: “Morale is high and confidence is renewed”

Tour d'Alsace marked the first race of Tiago Antunes in Academy colors as he joined the team as a trainee. Even though he started the year as part of the World Cycling Center roster, he moved back to Aldro Team just before the Ronde l'Isard, in which he climbed to third in the opening stage. "2018 was a tough one for me, I was constantly changing teams and adapting to new environments and conditions. One thing it is certain and is that I learnt a lot by having to overcome difficulties that make…continue reading →
Jordi Meeus: “2019 will be an important year for me”

Jordi Meeus: “2019 will be an important year for me”

Jordi Meeus joined the Academy as from the 1st of August of 2017 as a trainee. Since he was part the development structure of the team he has not stopped of making strides forward on and off the bike. After hitting a big learning curve in the early part of the season, the 20-year old Belgian showed his skills and took home the first ever 1.1 win of the Academy in Gooikse Pijl. "It has been great being part of the Academy during the last one and a half years, it is a…continue reading →
Hoole: “I am very satisfied with how my season went”

Hoole: “I am very satisfied with how my season went”

Newcomer to the U23 ranks, Daan Hoole, has enjoyed a strong year in Academy colors. The progression and improvements of the 19-year old have been right on track, exemplified in the bronze medal that he powered to in the U23 Dutch Nationals time trial. "When I look back at my season I am very satisfied with it. I had the opportunity to race all sorts of races and learn from the best teammates. There was also a side of pain, bad luck, and crashes, but I overcame that pretty well and I know…continue reading →