Lorena Wiebes buys into DSM’s all for one spirit

Lorena Wiebes (Team Sunweb) went deep to win stage 1
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After a protracted transfer storm and a disjointed yet successful season, Lorena Wiebes is looking forward to calmer and clearer waters at Team DSM.  The highly-rated 21-year-old made the switch from Parkhotel to DSM – then Sunweb – in June of last year and quickly set about settling into her new surroundings with three wins in just nine days. 

Those victories – the GP Euromat, the Driedaagse De Panne and the opening stage of the Vuelta Challenge – were a stark contrast to the start of the season, which began with legal disputes and court action as Parkhotel and Wiebes battled over her future. 

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.