Annemiek van Vleuten preparing to smash Omloop Het Nieuwsblad at Tenerife training camp

Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar Team Women)
(Image credit: Photo Gomez Sport / Movistar Team)

Annemiek van Vleuten is putting every effort into smashing Omloop Het Nieuwsblad during opening weekend on February 27 in Belgium. The defending champion brought her new Movistar Team Women's squad to Mount Teide, a volcano on Tenerife in the Canary Islands, Spain, in February, to train specifically for the 1.Pro race that she won in dominant fashion last spring before the calendar shut down due to COVID-19.

"My first race for Movistar Team. At the moment preparing hard (and enjoy hard the stops) with Emma Norsgaard at Teide to be ready for Omloop," Van Vleuten wrote in a post on Twitter ten days ago.

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