Team Garmin-Cervelo Releases Complete 2011 Men's and Women's Rosters

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01/5/2011| 0 comments
by Thomas A. Valentinsen
World Champion Emma Pooley. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.
World Champion Emma Pooley. Photo Fotoreporter Sirotti.

Team Garmin-Cervelo Releases Complete 2011 Men's and Women's Rosters

Slipstream Sports LLC - the company behind Team Garmin-Cervelo - earlier today unveiled its roster for the 2011 Team Garmin-Cervélo. The roster is comprised of 39 of the world's best men and women coming from a total of 16 countries.

Slipstream Sports LLC - the company behind Team Garmin- Cervelo - earlier today unveiled its roster for the 2011 Team Garmin-Cervélo. The roster is comprised of 39 of the world's best men and women coming from a total of 16 countries.
 
The team is highlighted by World Champions Thor Hushovd and Emma Pooley, sprint ace Tyler Farrar, Ryder Hesjedal, 7th overall in the 2010 Tour de France, rising star Lizzie Armitstead and men's team leader, Christian Vande Velde. The team also boasts several current and former national champions including Murilo Fischer, Cameron Meyer, Travis Meyer and Emma Pooley.

The men's team, comprised of 29 riders, will be headed up on the road by Director of Competition, Matt White. The women's team is comprised of 10 riders and Slipstream Sports has told Roadcycling.com/Roadcycling.mobi that the name of its director will be announced shortly.

2011 Team Garmin-Cervelo Men's Roster:
Thor Hushovd (NOR)
Tyler Farrar (USA)
Heinrich Hausler (AUS)
Julian Dean (NZ)
Roger Hammond (GB)
Daniel Lloyd (GB)
Christian Vande Velde (USA)
David Millar (GB)
Johan Van Summeren (BEL)
Ryder Hesjedal (CAN)
Tom Danielson (USA)
Murilo Fischer (BRA)
Andreas Klier (GER)
Michel Kreder (NED)
Brett Lancaster (AUS)
Christophe Le Mével (FRA)
Jack Bobridge (AUS)
Martijn Maaskant (NED)
Dan Martin (IRL)
Cameron Meyer (AUS)
Travis Meyer (AUS)
David Zabriskie (USA)
Ramunas Navardauskas (LT)
Tom Peterson (USA)
Gabriel Rasch (NOR)
Peter Stetina (USA)
Andrew Talansky (USA)
Sep Vanmarcke (BEL)
Matt Wilson (AUS)

2011 Team Garmin-Cervelo Women's Roster:
Emma Pooley (GB)
Lizzie Armitstead (GB)
Iris Slappendel (NED)
Sharon Laws (GB)
Noemi Cantele (ITA)
Jessie Daams (BEL)
Lucy Martin (GB)
Alex Rhodes (AUS)
Carla Ryan (AUS)
Trine Schmidt (DK)

"We're incredibly excited about 2011. Our men's roster is our strongest yet and we have what we think could be the strongest women's team in the world," CEO of Slipstream Sports Jonathan Vaughters commented.

Vaughters added "For the men, we have one of the strongest [sprinter] lead out trains in the peloton along with one of the strongest Classics line-ups. The women's squad brings a wealth of experience and honors and we are incredibly excited to see what they do on the road this year."

"We have the opportunity and the objective to become the number one ranked team  - men and women - by the year's end, and to do it with the same ethical code we started out with. Whatever happens, we'll give our fans and our sponsors many reasons to cheer in 2011," Vaughters continued.

According to a team spokesman Slipstream Sports pioneered the most stringent anti-doping program in all of professional sports and Roadcycling.com/Roadcycling.mobi is being told that it will continue with Team Garmin-Cervelo. Team Garmin-Cervélo will kick off its first training camp in Calpe, Spain in January.

Slipstream Sports will also run continental and junior teams in 2011. Additional information on these teams, including rosters, will be announced by Slipstream Sports in the coming month.

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