The 126 km long race was Ahsleigh against everybody. She played her cards well and tired the peloton until the descicive attack on the final lap.
Race report & results
As in 2013 Kirsten Wild dominated this race with 3 stage wins. She also won the overall. Chloe Hosking was our strongest rider and she impressed with powerful riding over the 4 stages, taking 2 3d places on the stages 1 and 3, and ending up on 3d place overall in the GC. Lauren Kitchen showed a strong addition to the team with an impressive 15th place in the GC. Audrey, Tone, Thea and Emilie added to the teamwork with attacks, leadouts and defensive work. A good first stage race for the season!
The first UCI-win for the team in 2014 was a fact on Thursday when Ashleigh Moolman-Pasio beat No 2 Heidi Dalton with aømost 2 minutes over 30 km. It was Ashelighs first race in the new jersey.
results RSA ITT Nationals
This year we managed to gather the entire team for a 10 day camp in Bendorm. It was a great camp lead by new sports director Marc Bracke. Also some race specific training was done since the Qatar selection leaves directly after the camp. One day we had a photo session, and the results you can see here.
The complete team for 2014 on the beach of Benidorm