Fundraising campaign launched for Amy Pieters at Dutch National Championships

SD Worx rider, "champion of hearts", still recovering from serious injuries suffered in crash in late December

 Amy Pieters
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A fundraising campaign for Amy Pieters was launched at the Dutch National Championships on Sunday.

The race took on an extra meaning this year, as 12 months on from her first national title, the SD Worx rider is still recovering from the serious injuries suffered in a crash six months ago.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.