Sunweb confirms signings of Nicolas Roche and Robert Power
Sep 05 2018 08:17 pm CET

Sunweb confirms signings of Nicolas Roche and Robert Power
Sunweb confirms signings of Nicolas Roche and Robert Power
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Team Sunweb has confirmed the signing of Nicolas Roche with a one-year deal. Australian Robert Power has inked a two-year deal with the team.

Roche had already confirmed in the last days his move to Sunweb after two years in BMC Racing Team. The 34-year-old will bring his experience to the team and provide support in the mountains in the GC ambitions at Grand Tours.

"I am very happy to join Team Sunweb and to be in a new environment," said the rider. "I am excited about the sporting project and the role that I will have in the team, which suits me perfectly and I’m eager and really looking forward to sharing my knowledge with the younger guys on the team.

"I think the team and their goals fit perfectly with what I like to do as a rider and will help me get the most out of it, and even give my own development a boost. I’m already looking forward to starting a new season with Team Sunweb."

Power will join Sunweb after three seasons in Mitchelton-Scott. The 23-year-old's best result in the sixth position in the 2018 Strade Bianche, showing his potential in one-day races, as well as in three-week races. "I am very excited to join Team Sunweb," he commented. "I chose to sign with the team because I really like the way the team operates and I think it’s a good environment for me to continue my development as a rider.

"I also appreciate that they see my potential as a rider and I’m looking forward to taking the next steps here. I think there is a great support structure surrounding the team which I am very much looking forward to being a part of."




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