After an exceptional two seasons in the junior categories, taking several wins to his name, Tobias joined the team’s Development program in 2021 where he set his sights on continuing his development trajectory and learning from those around him at the Keep Challenging Center, elite sports facilities and campus in Limburg, in the Dreiländer region.
Tobias took up cycling at a young age after being inspired by his dad who is a keen hobby cyclist, and his older brother who has cycled all his life. Initially though, Tobias jokingly admits that he didn’t really like the sport that much but only liked it because he was winning. However, after a few more years he soon fell in love with the freedom and the social aspect of cycling.
Pushing himself to be the best that he can be, Tobias has a “passion for the sport” and he loves to train and challenge himself every day when he’s out on the bike. Aware of the big jump between junior and U23 level, in his first year with the team he just wants to settle in with the team and get to know everyone, giving it his all and doing the best on the road. Yet, like most sports people, Tobias has his sights set firmly on the biggest goals with winning one of the Monuments, namely the Tour of Flanders, his dream in the sport.
Tobias likes to spend his downtime socialising with friends and family, playing the Playstation or watching football on the television. Although he recently made a more unusual purchase:
Always setting himself new goals and challenges, we will see how much his neighbours at the Keep Challenging Center enjoy the keyboard playing this year.