Denmark dreaming: Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig and the country's cycling resurgence

The FDJ rider and her male counterparts, from Jonas Vingegaard to Mads Pedersen, are at the top of the sport

Cecilie Uttrup Ludwig
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Denmark’s Golden Age was a moment of intense productivity in the creative arts in the first half of the 19th century, one that heralded a whole new era in the fields of painting, literature, architecture and music for the Scandinavian country. 

Artists like Christen Købke and Martinus Rørbye, authors like Hans Christian Andersen and philosophers like Søren Kierkegaard all came to the fore during the early 19th century, the peak of Denmark’s cultural impact on the planet. 

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