Vollering: The whole team learned from Amstel Gold Race

Demi Vollering and SD Worx at Brabantse Pijl 2022
Demi Vollering and SD Worx at Brabantse Pijl 2022 (Image credit: Rafa GomezSprintCyclingAgency2022)

Having finished second at Brabantse Pijl last season, Demi Vollering's win at the rain-soaked race this year was no surprise. The manner of the Dutchwoman's victory, however, was more unique.

More known for her finishing sprint than solo attacks, Demi Vollering found a new way to win Brabantse Pijl in Overijse, crossing the line alone 22 seconds ahead of her nearest competitors to take her first win of the 2022 season.

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Dani Ostanek
Senior News Writer

Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, joining in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Before joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

Dani has reported from the world's top races, including the Tour de France, Road World Championships, and the spring Classics. They have interviewed many of the sport's biggest stars, including Mathieu van der Poel, Demi Vollering, and Remco Evenepoel. Their favourite races are the Giro d'Italia, Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix.

Season highlights from the 2024 season include reporting from Paris-Roubaix –  'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix – and the Tour de France – 'Disbelief', gratitude, and family – Mark Cavendish celebrates a record-breaking Tour de France sprint win.