Prologue Date: March 11, 2021 Start/Finish: Umag, Croatia Distance: 1 km Weather: Chilly and windy Course: Flat out and back on a sidewalk Riders: 174 Class: UCI 2.2 Filippo Ridolfo (ITA) “I sprinted as long as I could, took it easy on the turn, then sprinted back. I felt good today but hoped for a better result” Daniel Holt (USA) – Devo…

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By KRISTINA SKROCE, TNN Coach Having a precise goal race for an athlete is extremely important. However, the timing of the target race may represent a challenge for an athlete’s approach to preparation. Especially when such a target isn’t in the immediate future. Knowing that you are going to race but not soon may be hard…

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Development Team Novo Nordisk

Date: March 7, 2021 Race: Porec Trophy Start/Finish: Porec, Croatia Distance: 156km Weather: Cool, sunny, light winds Course: hilly 20km circuit with one 1km shallow climb finish  Riders: 170 Class: UCI 1.2 Seregy Lagutin  This was the first race for all our riders and they were a little nervous before the race. Our strategy was to let the new riders learn how to…

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Head Sports Director Massimo Podenzana: “Our main objective for today was to get in the breakaway, but the situation was strange and almost hesitant, because there was a solo attack from Bodnar (Bora), and the bunch didn’t seem sure whether to let him go or not. Then they did let him go, two more attacked,…

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Date: March 3, 2021 Race: Umag Trophy Start/Finish: Umag, Croatia Distance: 154km Weather: Cool, sunny, light winds Course: Flat 20km circuit with one 1km shallow climb Riders: 169 Class: UCI 1.2 Robbe Ceurens (BEL) “Today was the first race of the season again, my motivation was high and I really wanted to do well. The first race is always really nervous and today…

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Atlanta, GA – Team Novo Nordisk will start their 2021 season in Italy next Wednesday at the historic one-day race, Trofeo Laigueglia on Italy’s Ligurian coast. The world’s first all diabetes professional cycling team return to the race for the first time since 2017. For many years Laigueglia was one of the traditional openers of…

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Sam Brand Isle of Man Sports Awards

Team Novo Nordisk would like to congratulate Sam Brand on his two nominations in the 2020 Isle of Man Sports Awards.  In addition to becoming a three-time nominee in the IOM Sports Ambassador category, Brand was excited to discover he’s been nominated in the marquee Sportsman of the Year category. The 29-year-old said the nominations…

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Team Novo Nordisk is currently undergoing a pre-season training camp in Altea, Spain. Charles Planet lets us know how it has been going. How has the camp been and what sort of riding have you been doing? We’ve been doing a lot of endurance rides and some testing. Due to the COVID situation, our races…

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