Vos breaks with coach

Olympic gold medallist and World Champion Marianne Vos has announced that she will no longer work with her coach, Thijs Rondhuis. The 21-year-old said that she wanted to "go another way", and that their aims were different.

Vos told Sportwereld.nl that she had been with Rondhuis since 2006 and had reached her major successes with him. "The results were always very good. But then you think: will they continue this way?" She indicated one problem by saying, "everything was always strictly organised. I want to be treated with more space for my feelings. A treatment with a less intense training scheme. One in which I listen more to myself," she said.

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Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura's specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.