Dempster looking to make an impact in first Flanders

Zak Dempster (NetApp-Endura) has never been one to hold back and it's a trend he'll be looking to continue on Sunday when he makes his debut at the Tour of Flanders. The German-based ProContinental outfit, having earned a wildcard for the classic, have a mountain to climb against their more established rivals, stacked with big names and budgets to match, and Dempster's attitude is the same that his teammates will carry into the 256km Belgian epic.

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As a sports journalist and producer since 1997, Jane has covered Olympic and Commonwealth Games, rugby league, motorsport, cricket, surfing, triathlon, rugby union, and golf for print, radio, television and online. However her enduring passion has been cycling.


Jane is a former Australian Editor of Cyclingnews from 2011 to 2013 and continues to freelance within the cycling industry.