Israel Cycling Academy hires Directeur Sportif to develop its young talents into top riders. Spaniard Oscar Guerrero brings 20 years of experience with Spain’s best talents.
Interview: It's always good to hear of a new team doing well, or in the case of the Cycling Academy, a team from a country with little cycle sport tradition, moving up the ladder. In 2017 the squad from Israel will be a UCI Pro Continental team, the second devision in the World of professional cycling. Ed Hood spoke Tsadok Yecheskeli, the team's Media Director, to get the low-down on 'The Cycling Academy' - Pro Continental team.
On Sunday, in Doha, Qatar, Team Cycling Academy twice made history: first ever Israeli Pro Team to compete at the UCI World Championships and doing so in an Arab country.
The Israel Cycling Academy team has officially embarked on its new status as a Pro Continental team with the signing of three time Canadian Under 23 National Champion and fast rising talent, Benjamin Perry, for the next two years.
Israel’s first pro cycling team makes its own history again: The Team was just confirmed to race in the world championship Team Time Trial to be held in Doha, Qatar.