Burger on his recovery: “It helped me to grow as a cyclist and as a person”

Burger on his recovery: “It helped me to grow as a cyclist and as a person”

Bad luck hit Sven Burger's interests in late February, as after some pain in the knee during the last day of training in Loutraki resulted in a runner's knee, causing him an inflammation under the tendon of his right knee. "The injury started with some small pain in the last 10 minutes on the last big session of February's training camp. At first, it was nothing to be really anxious about but during the night it got swollen and really painful. Back then I was told to stay calm and not to worry too…continue reading →
The start of Sven Burger

The start of Sven Burger

13 years ago Sven Burger rode a mountain bike for the first time around Alkmaar at his brother's birthday party, and he instantly felt a special connection with it. From that age, until he entered the U23 ranks Sven's main focus was mountain biking, and became part of the KNWU Olympic Training Center (National Olympic Development team for Tokyo 2020), after racing during three years for Merida-Bassa Biking Team. When the switch to road racing came in 2016, the current 21-year joined the Dutch club Wielervereniging Noord-Holland with whom he completed the first two…continue reading →
Sven Burger to ride in Academy colors in 2019

Sven Burger to ride in Academy colors in 2019

We are happy to announce that the talented 21-year old Dutchman, Sven Burger, will join the Academy for the upcoming 2019 season. "I am really honored and excited to become part of the Academy. It was a special season for me as I moved from my former team, Wielerploeg Groot - Amsterdam to Tirol Cycling Team in June, so finishing off the year with such good news it makes it even more special" highlights the Dutch rider who had a late start in road racing as he began in the MTB discipline. When the…continue reading →