Valentina Scandolara

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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 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/ what are you looking forward to the most about racing in the USA: I always wanted to go to the US as I heard crits, people and atmosphere are A-M-A-Z-I-N-G there!

Kelvin Rundle

Roxsolt Pty Ltd, Sydney, Australia

Team owner