Olympic Champion Dani King Renews With Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling

2013 GP Elsy Jacobs (47) Dani King Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling is delighted to announce that Dani King has extended her contract with the team to the end of 2015,?as she builds towards her bid to defend her Olympic title in Rio 2016. The 23-year-old from Southampton, on the south coast of England, has been an important part of the black and orange squad since its inception in 2013, and will continue to be so as both a Track and Road rider. “I’m delighted to be staying with Wiggle Honda for 2015,? said King. “The team give me the perfect combination of being able to focus 100% on the track for Rio and use the road racing program, when British Cycling advises it, to compliment my track preparation.? While a member of Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling, the team fully supports Dani?s ambitions on the track, and will be working with programme suggestions and recommendations made by British Cycling and Dani?s management. As she pursues her goals Dani will have the freedom to control her own training, preparation, races and personal appearances. Dani?s 2014 season has been focussed on the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, in August, but she has still had time to ride an impressive road programme. Always willing to put her teammates first, the Englishwoman was a key member of Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling?s team at the Women?s Tour in Britain, and took a superb Silver Medal in the Great Britain National Championships, after leading her teammate to victory. Discovered at the age of 14 by British Cycling, Dani King MBE has been a big star ever since she was part of the winning Team Pursuit squad at the London 2012 Olympic Games – an event that she has also been a three-time World Champion in, and is the current World Record holder. At just 23 years of age, Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling and its staff believe that Dani?s abilities as a road rider will see her achieve even more great things in 2016 and beyond. “It’s extremely motivating for Wiggle Honda’s athletes, staff and sponsors that Dani King has chosen Wiggle Honda long term, to support her career, combining both road and track to achieve her maximum potential as a professional cyclist,? said Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling?s Managing Director Rochelle GILMORE. “It’s a real pleasure to work with Dani, her smile lights up a room and she gives 110% to her team, her sport, fellow athletes, fans and followers. Dani also has an enormous amount of respect for her entire support crew which makes working with her so enjoyable.” Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling will commence further announcements of its 2015 line-up following the World Road Cycling Championships being held in Spain this week. The 2015 team has been specifically selected to strengthen the team’s ability to win more races from, not only sprint races, but also Classic and Grand Tour type races. Wiggle Honda Pro Cycling will focus on scientific and technological marginal gains at the professional end of the sport in 2015, as well as developing, educating and nurturing young upcoming talent.

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