Everything you wanted and didn’t want to know about… Carola van de Wetering


The series ‘Everything you wanted and didn’t want to know about…’ is the chance to get to know TALENT Cycling better. In this we present to anyone who is involved in TALENT Cycling in any way difficult dilemmas and tough questions. Carola van de Wetering, a sophomore junior with the TALENT Elabo Development U19 Team, is taking the lead.






You only live once!

Favourite race?

Watersley Ladies Challenge

Does pineapple belong on a pizza?

Yes, it is

Which shoe do you click in first?


Favorite climb?

Coll de Rates in Calpe

What’s worse – Always headwinds or always wet cycling shoes?

Wet cycling shoes

Name something on your bucket list?

Travel to Israel with my mother and take a nice bike ride there.

What’s your best moment ever on a bike?

2020 Training Week Calpe, Queen’s Day. It was the second last day and we went five hours cycling. We’ve been gone for six hours. We split up and then I rode the last half with Nathalie Eklund, which was really great. We met some guys/men from Belgium and that last part on the N-road to Calpe we made it on course.

What animal would you like to be?

Bird, you can fly

Who’s your idol?

Myself of course

You can invite 3 people to dinner. Who do you invite?

Sociable people

What celebrity would you like to trade a day with?

Riejanne Markus

What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been on a bike?

Col d’Aubisque

Olympic champion or world champion?

World Champion

What superpower would you like?

That I can fly.

Would you rather fight 1 duck the size of a horse or 100 horses the size of a duck?

1 duck the size of a horse

What race are you going to forget and why?

Watersley Ladies Challenge 2020, this is really the toughest race I’ve ridden so far.

What is your hidden talent?

I almost always know better.

Kidding of course, I’m pretty good with needle and thread.