Nickname: Vale, Brumby, lil Italian
Top Results: 1st 2015 Santos Women’s Tour, 1st 2008/ 2009/ 2011 European Championships (Sofia-Bulgaria, Verbania - Italy, Anadia-Portugal); 2009: 1st Europe Cup Point Race + 1st Europe Cup Scratch (track), 16 times national champion across 3 sports (running, cycling, soccer), 2nd 2014 TTT World Championships, 2nd 2016 UCI 1.1 Winston-Salem Classic, 1st 2014 UCI 1.1 Giro del Trentino, 1st 2017 UCI 1.1 Dwars voor Westhoek, 2x Winner Shimano Supercrit (Australia), 1st 2017 & 2019 UCI Bay Classic Criterium Series (Australia)
Where did you grow up: Tregnago, Verona, Italy
Favourite food: Sushi?
Type of rider: All rounder
Favourite place to ride: the world is so big and amazing, why chose? (ITALY!)
What do you hope to achieve cycling this year: I am looking forward to returning to the USA for some more criterium racing as it so much fun over there.