Demi Vollering knows what it will take to win the Tour de France Femmes

Demi Vollering (SD Worx)
Demi Vollering (SD Worx) (Image credit: Getty Images)

Demi Vollering is embarking on her second season at SD Worx with a big goal of winning the most talked about event on the 2022 calendar - Tour de France Femmes. The Dutch talent believes that she knows what it will take to beat rivals like Annemiek van Vleuten and Elisa Longo Borghini, and that claiming the yellow jersey has the potential inspire the next generation of young female riders.

“I’m looking forward to the [Tour de France Femmes], it’s important for women’s cycling and I think we can inspire a lot of women cyclist by showing us in the Tour de France, and in really hard races. It’s really important that we have the Tour, again, and it’s important for the next generation to get more riders into the peloton. It’s good that we have the Tour, with media on it, it’s important.”

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Kirsten Frattini
Deputy Editor

Kirsten Frattini is the Deputy Editor of Cyclingnews, overseeing the global racing content plan.

Kirsten has a background in Kinesiology and Health Science. She has been involved in cycling from the community and grassroots level to professional cycling's biggest races, reporting on the WorldTour, Spring Classics, Tours de France, World Championships and Olympic Games.

She began her sports journalism career with Cyclingnews as a North American Correspondent in 2006. In 2018, Kirsten became Women's Editor – overseeing the content strategy, race coverage and growth of women's professional cycling – before becoming Deputy Editor in 2023.