Elynor Backstedt blog: I've been stockpiling Netflix films, not toilet rolls

Elynor Backstedt
Elynor Backstedt (Image credit: Getty Images)

So, this is my first time doing a blog, and, if I'm honest, I couldn't decide how to start it. I guess the best way is to introduce myself: my name is Elynor Backstedt and I'm 18 years old. I'm originally from Pontyclun in Wales and I've recently moved to Belgium with my boyfriend, Charley. I've signed for women's WorldTour team Trek-Segafredo and I've just started my first professional season... And what a year it's been so far!

Due to the current situation, I have only been able to ride in two races so far this season. The first was the Omloop van het Hageland and then Le Samyn, both on home soil in Belgium. It was a crazy experience and definitely not what I was expecting, but more on that one soon!

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