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Another Rider added to 2009 line-up
Britain junior to join Vision 1
the signing of young Welsh rider Katie Curtis, Vision 1 Racing are happy to
announce the signing of another young British rider, Dani King, to its
roster for 2009.
from Southampton, has had an outstanding year in 2008 and will be a first
year elite rider in 2009. However she has gained great experience and been a
winner of events in the UK and abroad for many years.
asked what joining Vision 1 Racing for will mean for Dani, she replied,
alongside Nicole Cooke gives me a fantastic opportunity to learn from the
very best in order to reach the top in women’s cycling.
I am really excited to meet the rest of the team and progress in
cycling over the coming years. I believe that being
part of Vision 1 will ultimately help me to fulfil my ambition,
for one day, to be a World and Olympic Champion myself"
added "I am very keen to learn all aspects of cycling and
joining Vision 1 Racing gives me the chance to develop personally whilst
working with Nicole and the rest of the team. Hopefully I will be able to
add to the overall team spirit, one day making Vision 1 Racing the strongest
team in women’s cycling"
Manager Stefan Wyman commented, “Dani is a serious talented young
rider, with the right attitude to achieve great things in the sport.
We are sure we can help her gain experience and take steps forward in
her cycling career. We are happy
to give her the same opportunities and staff that Nicole has had around her
in 2008 and work with the same system.”
1 Racing can also confirm that they’ll be starting their season in March
in Italy before the first World Cup of the 2009 season."We’ll
be holding several training camps throughout February and March and we’ll
be looking to build well through the early season classics."
added, "We’ve still got a few spot on the team to fill and
we’re considering applications at the moment.
Once we know the complete line-up of the team, we’ll make some
choices on our final calendar. It’s
certainly not too late for riders to apply to us and they should contact me
directly on firstname.lastname@example.org"
1 Racing also still has opportunities for sponsors who wish to join the team
for 2009. Anyone interested
should contact the team manager directly at email@example.com
Nicole Cooke (GBR)
Katie Curtis (GBR)
Dani King (GBR)
Aurore Verhoeven (FRA)
Vikki Whitelaw (AUS)
Helen Wyman (GBR)
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