Drops-Le Col supported by Tempur is delighted to announce that Gladys Verhulst will join the team in 2022.
Verhulst will join the team from Arkea where she spent the previous two seasons. During that time, Verhulst has recorded many top ten results including two podium places at the French National Road Championships and most recently at Tour de Belle Isle en Terre and Lotto Thüringen Ladies Tour.
The 24-year-old originally from Le Grand-Quevily in Normandie becomes the first signing for 2022 and strengthens the squad as the team has eyes set firmly on continuing their growth.
Team Manager, Tom Varney ‘I’m looking forward to working with Gladys over the next season, she brings many qualities to the team as we work towards the next step and closing the gap between where we are and the World Tour teams. It’s become clear over the past few months that our vision for Cycling is aligned with Gladys’ and I’m excited for what’s to come”.
Verhulst commented. “I am very happy to join Drops-Le Col for 2022. It’s a great opportunity for me to progress. The project that Tom & Nico proposed to me excited me from our first conversation. I’m highly motivated for the coming season, I can’t wait to take a new step forward in this team. I think we can do some great things together. I also want to thank Drops-Le Col for their trust.”
Head of Performance, Nico Marche says “Gladys will be a good addition for the Team. She has shown in a past some good performances and we to want support and develop her to go to the next step together. We can’t wait to start working with her and are really happy that she trusts our project.”