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Everything you did and did not want to know about... Carola van de Wetering

Our new weekly feature ‘Everything you did and did not want to know about’ is a great way to get to know everyone from TALENT Cycling a little better. Everyone who contributes to TALENT Cycling faces some tough dilemmas and, hopefully, interesting questions. Carola van de Wetering, second-year junior with the TALENT Elabo Development U19 Team is up first.

photo: Julia Zwaan

Nickname?
Caroli
 

Speciality?
Climbing

Motto?
You only live once! 

Favourite race?
Watersley Ladies Challenge

Does pineapple belong on pizza?
Yes

Which shoe do you clip in with first?
Left

Favourite climb?
Coll de Rates in Calpe

Always headwind or always riding with wet cycling shoes?
Wet cycling shoes

Name something on your bucket list?
Traveling to Israel with my mother and going for a nice bike ride there.

What is your best moment ever on the bike?
2020 training week in Calpe, the tougest day. It was the penultimate day and we went out for five hours. We were away for six hours. We split up, and the final part I was riding with Nathalie Eklund. That was awesome. We came across some boys from Belgium and on the roads towards Calpe we were absolutely flying.

Which animal would you like to be?
Bird, so I can fly

Who is your idol?
Myself, of course 😉

You can invite 3 guests to a dream dinner party. Who?
Nice people

Which celebrity do you want to trade places with for a day?
Riejanne Markus

What is the most beautiful place you have been on the bike?
Col d´Aubisque

World champion or Olympic champion?
World champion

What super power do you want to have?Flying

Would you rather fight 1 horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses? 
1 horse-sized duck

What is a race you will never forget and why?
Watersley Ladies Challenge 2020, this is the toughest race I have done.

What is your hidden talent?
I almost always know it better.

Just kidding. I am quite good with thread and needle.

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