16 February 2021
Liv Racing Women’s WorldTeam today announced the addition of American Ayesha McGowan as a satellite rider for 2021. McGowan will train with the WorldTeam with the goal of racing after August 1.
“We first met Ayesha at our 2019 training camp and now the Liv Racing WorldTeam is thrilled to welcome her to our roster as a trainee,” said Eric van den Boom, owner and team manager of Liv Racing WorldTeam. “As Ayesha works with our team resources, including ongoing training and monitoring, we look forward to investing in her development. We will aim to guide Ayesha as well as possible including equipment, training programmes and our knowledge and expertise. In this way we hope to take her to the next level in her career, just as we have done with many other talents before. Together with Ayesha we are excited to get started.”
The Liv Racing WorldTeam earlier welcomed Canadian criterium title holder Alison Jackson and Belgian national time trial and road race champion Lotte Kopecky. The full 2021 Liv Racing Women’s WorldTeam will gather together for the first time at Training Camp in March at a location to be disclosed.
Now composed of 11 riders, the Liv Racing WorldTeam roster includes:
- Sofia Bertizzolo, Italy
- Valerie Demey, Belgium
- Alison Jackson, Canada
- Marta Jaskulska, Poland
- Lotte Kopecky, Belgium
- Jeanne Korevaar, Netherlands
- Evy Kuijpers, Netherlands
- Ayesha McGowan, United States (trainee)
- Soraya Paladin, Italy
- Pauliena Rooijakkers, Netherlands
- Sabrina Stultiens, Netherlands
“Working with this world-class organization is a dream come true,” said McGowan. “I’m excited to spend more time with my teammates during team camp next month and training hard before setting race goals for August and beyond.”
Liv’s sponsorship of the Liv Racing WorldTeam is one element of the brand’s commitment to supporting women cyclists at all levels; from encouraging their first ride experience to providing more opportunities for women to race as professional cyclists.
Follow the Liv Racing WorldTeam when the 2021 WorldTour racing season begins later this month at the Omloop Het Nieuwsblad (27 February), followed by Le Samyn des Dames (2 March).
Learn more about the Liv Racing WorldTeam at www.liv-cycling.com/liv-racing-wt.