My first European victory – Coppi e Bartali

My first European victory – Coppi e Bartali

It’s been a few days now and it’s still sinking in that I’ve won my first European race. The plan was to go for the stage win and we weren’t even really thinking of GC. On the second last lap I could sense all the other favourites were on the limi...

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Giro del Trentino

Giro del Trentino

Here’s a quick update after Giro del Treninto to just say thanks to the team and you guys for the support. When finishing eighth in a race, you always want a little more but I am happy to have won a jersey and I don’t think it was a bad performance. I...

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Criterium du Dauphine

Criterium du Dauphine

Completing my first Criterium du Dauphine was a pretty good experience. The motivation was really high from the team but my personal motivation was also high. From the team’s point of view, there wasn’t that much pressure on us going into the race bec...

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2015 has been an amazing year.

2015 has been an amazing year.

Looking back on 2015 I feel I had more good luck then bad and I am very grateful for this. My time with Team MTN has been amazing and it was a very hard decision to move on to Team Lampre Merida for 2016 and 2017. I made some good friends at MTN and I....

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Holidays are over

Holidays are over

I’m off to Australia today to start the season with Lampre-Merida at the Tour down under. Before we get down to business, here’s some photos from my holiday I had in Italy after the season ended. After the Vuelta I was already ready to start my offsea...

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Tour Down Under and SA Champs

Tour Down Under and SA Champs

This was the first time I’ve started my season in Australia. It was good…we would have liked to have better results but overall it was ok. I felt really comfortable in the bunch and getting to know the team was good. I feel comfortable in the team. I...

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After Catalunya and Pais Vasco

After Catalunya and Pais Vasco

After Catalunya and Pais Vasco I was pretty disappointed because things didn’t go according to plan. It’s frustrating because those were two of the best races of the year for me and I went there with good preparation and form but got nothing to show f...

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