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Multitalent Zoe Bäckstedt joins EF Education-TIBCO-SVB

Multitalent Zoe Bäckstedt joins EF Education-TIBCO-SVB

Multi-discipline junior world champion Zoe Bäckstedt has signed with EF Education-TIBCO-SVB as a trainee and will start racing in the pink kit starting August 1,…

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Multi-discipline junior world champion Zoe Bäckstedt has signed with EF Education-TIBCO-SVB as a trainee and will start racing in the pink kit starting August 1, 2022.

The 17-year-old multitalent is a star on the rise, having won the junior women’s road race at the 2021 UCI Road World Championships where she also earned the silver medal in the junior women’s time trial. She then went on to win her second world junior title just months later, this time at the 2022 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships.

Additionally, Bäckstedt is a three-time European junior track champion and a junior European cyclo-cross champion as well.

After taking a short break following her rainbow ride at the Cyclo-cross World Championships, Bäckstedt won two of the three stages, the overall classification, and the points jersey at the EPZ Omloop van Borsele.

“As the current Junior World Champion in both road and cyclocross, Zoe is clearly very talented,” said Linda Jackson, founder and owner of EF Education-TIBCO-SVB in a press release.

“Our goal is to support her overall development and nurture her growing talent. I am so excited at the prospect of what we are going to achieve together.”

EF Education-TIBCO-SVB is an American-registered team with an active racing calendar in both Europe and the US, on road as well as dirt, including the Life Time Grand Prix series . Veronica Ewers, another developing rider, has been blossoming as part of the team’s development program. She’s earned herself a guest-riding spot in 2021 and has been earning her now-pro spot ever […]

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