‘As long as we win as a team’ - Lorena Wiebes and Lotte Kopecky ready to make sacrifices for each other at SD Worx

The duo will race together for the first time this year, and are convinced they can make it work

Lotte Kopecky, Lorena WIebes and Demi Vollering sitting on some chair ahead of a photo shoot
(Image credit: Getty)

SD Worx team-mates Lorena Wiebes and Lotte Kopecky are prepared to forgo their own victory opportunities to support each other this season. 

Speaking ahead of the Dutch squad's media presentation on Tuesday, the duo said they believe they can combine their racing skills, despite concerns their ambitions might clash. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.