‘More than a bike rider’ - Danish winner of Worlds under-23 time trial pays tribute to Chris Anker Sørensen

Johan Price Pejtersen dedicated his win to Sørensen following the death of his well-respected compatriot

Johan Price Pejtersen celebrates U23 TT victory
Johan Price Pejtersen celebrates U23 TT victory
(Image credit: Simon Wilkinson - Pool/Getty Images)

The Danish winner of the under-23 time trial at the 2021 World Championships has paid tribute to Chris Anker Sørensen.

Former pro-turned-commentator Sørensen was killed after he was knocked from his bike by a driver during the World in Flanders. 

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Alex Ballinger

Alex Ballinger is editor of BikeBiz magazine, the leading publication for the UK cycle industry, and is the former digital news editor for CyclingWeekly.com. After gaining experience in local newsrooms, national newspapers and in digital journalism, Alex found his calling in cycling, first as a reporter, then as news editor responsible for Cycling Weekly's online news output, and now as the editor of BikeBiz. Since pro cycling first captured his heart during the 2010 Tour de France (specifically the Contador-Schleck battle) Alex covered three Tours de France, multiple editions of the Tour of Britain, and the World Championships, while both writing and video presenting for Cycling Weekly. He also specialises in fitness writing, often throwing himself into the deep end to help readers improve their own power numbers.  Away from the desk, Alex can be found racing time trials, riding BMX and mountain bikes, or exploring off-road on his gravel bike. He’s also an avid gamer, and can usually be found buried in an eclectic selection of books.