Blue Water Cycling

Blue Water Cycling is a Danish road cycling team that was formed in 2009 as a merger between Herning CK and Team Løgstør-Cycling for Health. It is currently a UCI Continental Team, competing on the UCI Europe Tour. For the 2012 season, the team's riders are exclusively Danish.

Blue Water Cycling AKA BWC
Team information
UCI codeBWC
RegisteredDenmark
Founded2009 (2009)
DisciplineRoad
StatusUCI Continental
BicyclesSpecialized
Key personnel
Team manager(s)Brian Buchanan

The two most successful members of the team are Rasmus Quaade, who has won Danish national road titles five times (though only once with Blue Water), and Lasse Norman Hansen, who competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics, winning a Gold Medal in the men's omnium and placing fifth in the team pursuit.[1]

Major winsEdit

2012
Stage 4 Rás Tailteann: Mark Sehested
Stage 7 Rás Tailteann: Lasse Norman Hansen
Men's Omnium Olympic Games, Lasse Norman Hansen
2013
GP Herning, Lasse Norman Hansen
Rund um den Finanzplatz Eschborn-Frankfurt U23, Lasse Norman Hansen
Overall Tour de Berlin, Mathias Møller
Stage 2 (ITT), Lasse Norman Hansen
  Danish National Under-23 Time Trial Championships, Lasse Norman Hansen
  Danish National Under-23 Road Race Championships, Lasse Norman Hansen
Stage 1a (ITT) Tour de Slovaquie, Mathias Møller

Team rosterEdit

As of 29 January 2013.[2]

Rider Date of birth
  Daniel Foder (DEN) (1983-04-07) 7 April 1983 (age 36)
  Rasmus Guldhammer (DEN) (1989-03-09) 9 March 1989 (age 31)
  Lasse Norman Hansen (DEN) (1992-02-11) 11 February 1992 (age 28)
  Christian Jensen (DEN) (1992-03-05) 5 March 1992 (age 28)
  Jacob Kjeldsen (DEN) (1982-02-03) 3 February 1982 (age 38)
  Mathias Møller (DEN) (1994-03-19) 19 March 1994 (age 26)
  Jacob Nielsen (DEN) (1978-01-12) 12 January 1978 (age 42)
Rider Date of birth
  Morten Øllegaard (DEN) (1988-02-06) 6 February 1988 (age 32)
  Søren Pugdahl (DEN) (1987-10-17) 17 October 1987 (age 32)
  Thomas Riis (DEN) (1992-08-31) 31 August 1992 (age 27)
  Mark Sehested (DEN) (1991-11-06) 6 November 1991 (age 28)
  Frederik Thalund (DEN) (1993-02-09) 9 February 1993 (age 27)
  Aske Vorre (DEN) (1993-05-24) 24 May 1993 (age 26)

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Associated Press (2012-08-05). "Lasse Norman Hansen of Denmark wins inaugural omnium title at London Olympics". The Washington Post. Retrieved 2012-08-05.
  2. ^ "Blue Water Cycling (BWC) – DEN". UCI Continental Circuits. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on 19 February 2013. Retrieved 29 January 2013.

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