• Wouter Wippert winning at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under (Sirotti)Source: Sirotti
Drapac sprinter Wouter Wippert will step up to the UCI WorldTour with Cannondale-Garmin in 2015.
Cycling Central

17 Aug 2015 - 8:20 AM 

The Dutchman, set the stage for the move after winning a stage at the 2015 Santos Tour Down Under and proving his competitiveness throughout the season against some of the best sprinters in the world.

“After two fantastic learning years with Drapac, I’m ready for the next step in my career, Wippert said.
Cannondale-Garmin is giving me the opportunity and guidance to succeed in the World Tour.

"Together we’ve made a plan for the next two years to develop myself as sprinter and that gives me a lot of confidence. I can’t wait to start this new project."

In addition to winning a stage in Adelaide this season, Wippert also won two stages each at the Tours of Taiwan and Korea and was always seen in the mix against Peter Sagan (Tinkoff-Saxo) and Mark Cavendish (Etixx-QuickStep) at the Amgen Tour of California.