Another action packed weekend

Another action packed weekend

After a strong season start with three wins in just few days of competition, the Academy is heading into yet another action packed weekend in the Netherlands. Saturday's Ronde van Groningen will feature a total of 172 km, in a day were wind and rain are expected to play a crucial role in the final outcome of the race. The following day, six of our riders will be at the start line of Houtse Linies, ready to take the most of the nine laps that the bunch will do to the local circuit,…continue reading →
Stavrakakis: “I want to make 2018 a special one for me and the team”

Stavrakakis: “I want to make 2018 a special one for me and the team”

Junior European Individual Pursuit champion in 2016, George Stavrakakis, was one of our latest additions to the 2018 roster after being followed by our performance staff for a long period of time. The Greek youngster met his new teammates back in November, and joined the team training camp in Loutraki last month. "I can say that the training camp had a deep impact on my performance. It was a perfect 12-day block with most of my teammates, and definitely helped us to push ourselves to the limit. We did a lot of hours…continue reading →
George Stavrakakis will complete the Academy’s roster for 2018

George Stavrakakis will complete the Academy’s roster for 2018

We are happy to welcome Georgios Stavrakakis to our 2018 roster. The 19-year old, who claimed the 2016 Junior European Individual Pursuit title, had been already for followed by our Performance Staff for a long period of time. Academy Manager Bart van Haaren comments on the signing of George Stavrakakis, the first ever Greek rider on the team:“Georgios is a very talented rider. After joining our January training camp in 2017, we made up a long term plan together. We advised and helped Georgios to move himself to Belgium and to join a…continue reading →