Team BikeExchange is pleased to confirm that Ane Santesteban will continue for two more seasons, feeling at home with the squad, having found her feet within the Australian outfit, performing consistently throughout her debut season.
The 30-year-old climber has been a key support rider for Team BikeExchange leader’s, particularly in the hilly, mountainous races but has also stepped up a level herself physically and tactically, with a stand-out performance at the recent Tour Cycliste Feminin de l’Ardeche.
With changes to the women’s team roster for the 2022 season, the squad believes that Santesteban will be an important role model, guiding the new additions.
Brent Copeland, General Manager on Santesteban:
“We are very pleased to keep working with Ane for the upcoming two seasons. Ane only joined GreenEDGE Cycling last year, but she adjusted to our team spirit straight away. We have really high expectations of her and believe that her experience and characteristics make her one of the riders in the team that can really help us to achieve important results in many races throughout the year.”
“I am really happy to be staying for two more years with the GreenEDGE family. I found a really good group in which everyone can give their best and I feel at home now with the team.
I think my season went well and I improved a lot towards the end of the year, so I am looking forward to continuing to develop with the team and see what we can achieve together and how I can personally develop further.”
Date of birth: 12th December 1990 (30)
Joined Team BikeExchange: 2021
New Contract: 2022 & 2023
1st 2020 Setmana Ciclista Valenciana – Mountains Classification
2nd 2021 & 2020 Spanish Road Race Championships
3rd 2021 Tour Cycliste Feminin de l’Ardeche GC
7th 2020 Giro Rosa GC
9th 2018 Giro Rosa GC
1st 2013 Spanish Road Race Championships