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Team of 2017

16 Riders

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Axeon

Team director

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Axel Merckx

Owner, Director

Axel Merckx is a world-renowned retired Belgian cyclist who retired to British Columbia, Canada, in 2007. Born in 1972 in Uccle, Belgium, he is the son of five-time Tour de France champion Eddy Merckx. Axel himself enjoyed a stellar racing career, earning the bronze medal in the Olympic road race in 2004, winning one stage of the Giro d'Italia in 2000, the same year that he was the Belgian national road champion. He began his professional cycling career in 1993 as a member of the Motorola Cycling Team. Most recently, Axel has become synonymous with the success of the Axeon Hagens Berman Cycling Team as the squad’s director and now, owner.

Pro rider

Pro Rider

1993-2007


Trophy
  • Be jersey National Champion (2000)
  • Giro d’Italia, Stage 8 (2000)
  • GP de Wallonie (2001)
  • General jersey Tour de l'Ain (2003)
  • Bronze Olympic Road Race (2004)
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Support team

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Jeff Louder

Race Director

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Koos Moerenhout

Sport Director

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Reed McCalvin

Assistant Manager/Head Soigneur

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Eric Fostvedt

Head Mechanic

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Jim Anderson

Logistics Manager

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Nick Shuley

Marketing Director

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Tre Wideman

Assistant Mechanic

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Sean Weide

Public Relations

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Davey Wilson

Photographer

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Nate Sorensen

Videographer

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Ryan Mitchel

Videographer