in different age groups:
8th Place at the German Championship 10th Place in Windhaag in a UCI Race
4th Place at the German League Gedern
4th Place at the Juniors Gedern
2nd Place at the Juniors Gedern
6th Place at the Juniors Slalom Hausach
8th Place at the Juniors Slalom
How did you get into cycling and how did the Bike Junior Team develop?
I was first exposed through family bike tours. Later, I joined the MTB group in Weilheim. I competed in my first race at the age of 11.
When I was 12, I was in the Bike Youth Camp in Sankt Englmar, where Gerhard Döhl accepted me into the Bike Junior Team. Since then, I now ride in the BJT.
What are your goals in regards to sports and in general?
Sports: push your limits, compete in the World Cup, start at the Cape Epic in South Africa.
Life: At the moment I want to be successful in my studies and become an industrial engineer.
What do you do when you aren’t cycling?
Finetune my bike or just relax.
How often do you train and what does the training look like?
In winter, we do a lot of endurance building and also hit the weight room. In summer, high intensity race preparation. We train on average 5-6 times per week, which is approximately 13-15 hours a week.
Where do you like cycling the most?
The trails on the Swabian Alb and the region around Stellenbosch in South Africa.
How do you motivate yourself before a race?
I don't need any extra motivation. I train a lot and look forward to the races. It’s a chance to let off some steam.
What does owayo mean to you?
owayo is a great partner. We finally have some winter ready clothing.
What do you like about your jerseys?
They fit well and are very comfortable. We have the right clothes for every kind of weather. We’ve been wearing them for over a year now, and they still look new.