Online: 22
03:58 GMT         Day 25 of 90, Season 53    

S39 Review: What a ridiculously successful season

Written by The Broad Backs at 18:30 25/2-2017

  Normally I'm not someone to look back, I prefer to look forward and build upon the past. However, I cannot help but acknowledge the amazing season this team has had, with 16 results and 6 wins, of which 3 classics, tour results, top 10 in the world and most importantly: no.1 in The Netherlands! :D
  As for the sprinting squad, the big update regarding age/XP definitely affects the points Muisi Sani can gather for us the coming seasons. However, he performed extremely well in the beginning of the season, with 2 big wins. For now, he will be an elite lead-out to the likes of Hajnal Iván and David Schouten, who was purchased after the update. Apart from David, Blaine Gainey joined the sprinting squad during the season, while Africans Kimaru Macharinyang and Pandora Nyami joined at the beginning of the season.
  However, I'm most proud to have completed a highly competitive, African climbing squad, captained by Milton Café and Leslie Kiprotich Kenei. Milton had a good season and should only get better results with the seasons to come, while Leslie should and will get more chances to be captain in the coming season than he did this time around. Ayo Condeh will also get more captaincy roles, now almost hitting his peak years. Although the climbing squad needs a bit of rejuvenation, it is with pleasure that I sign them up for races, realizing they are all-African.
  Finally, this stupendously successful season has a nice, hopefully delicious dessert coming up: the World Championships. Muisi will captain the U23-team as some support for him was acquired last week, while Leslie will have a shot at the WC for the big boys.
  No matter what happens in the last races of the season, Im extremely happy with the team and can only hope in season 40 to achieve the same great heights as in season 39.


Subscribers: 5

S39 Review: What a ridiculously successful season

  Normally I'm not someone to look back, I prefer to look forward and build upon the past. However, I cannot help but acknowledge the amazing season this team has...


Team presentation S38

  Better late than never, must the team manager of The Broad Backs have thought announcing a team presentation so late in the season. The squad has been finalized...


African climbing team almost complete

  The Broad Backs is ditching the older Drazen Cetnik and switching focus. The aim is to create a competitive African climbing team. After training the talented y...


De Witte has left the building.

  When The Broad Backs received an offer that could not be refused, it was time for the team and Jaap de Witte to separate their ways. The rider, whom came throug...


Season off to great start for De Witte

  Two wins and one second place-finish makes the start of season 32 the best start The Broad Backs has yet so far. And all thanks to Jaap de Witte, who has even a...



johny2 at 19:46 25/2-2017
  Congrats with the season and good luck in WC.

Other Team's Press Releases
 No press releases available..