Jasper Philipsen signs for Alpecin-Fenix

UAE Team Emirates' Jasper Philipsen
Jasper Philipsen (UAE Team Emirates) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

After spending the first two years of his professional career at UAE Team Emirates, Jasper Philipsen will drop down to ProTeam level in 2021, joining Alpecin-Fenix on a two-year deal. 

Philipsen, a sprinter and Classics rider, has been touted as a top talent since his junior days and an impressive U23 season with the Hagens Berman Axeon team. 

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.