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Slipstream Sports supports women's team

Published January 27, 2012

BOULDER, CO (BRAIN) Jan 27, 14:18 MT — Slipstream Sports, the company behind the Garmin-Barracuda pro men's team, is partnering with another squad to present a women's pro team for 2012.

Slipstream will partner with AA Drink/Leontien.nl, which will operate the Women's Pro Cycling Team at the races; the team will continue to be maintained by Slipstream.

As part of the partnership, Emma Pooley, Lizzie Armistead, Lucy Martin, Sharon Laws, Carla Ryan and Jessie Daams will ride for the AA Drink/Leontien.nl Cycling Team and the entire team will ride Cervélo bikes.

“We are pleased to partner with AA Drink / Leontien.nl,” said Slipstream president Jonathan Vaughters. “Michael Zilaard has built a strong organization and we are excited to work with him to combine our strengths. The 2012 team looks strong and we believe it will be a great year ahead.”

2012 AA Drink/Leontien.nl Cycling Team Roster:

Elizabeth Armitstead (UK)

Chantal Blaak (NL)

Lucinda Brand (NL)

Jessie Daams (BEL)

Sharon Laws (UK)

Lucy Martin (UK)

Shelley Olds (USA)

Madelene Olsson (SWE)

Emma Pooley (UK)

Carla Ryan (AUS)

Isabelle Söderberg (SWE)

Marijn de Vries (NL)

Marieke van Wanroij (NL)

Kirsten Wild (NL)


Topics associated with this article: Competition

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