When? party winner Stepped to professionalism in 2011,rolling in The DeepOf adele It was playing like a hymn everywhere. More than a decade later, the music moves so fast it’s never known for sure which song rules a world on the run, galloping to nowhere .
Victor de la Parte knows what his destiny is. At 37, after a long career, he will end the next two seasons Euskaltel-Euskadi, the port of refuge that would serve Gastiz Tara to guide the youngest of the Basque team. Your experience will pave the way.
“It makes me very happy”
,Signing for the Euskaltel-Euskadi team is something that makes me very happy, Being able to enjoy the home team with well-known crews and riders, and that orange tide that we all envy so much from within the peloton. In short, a dream that I have had since I was young has now come true. This project reassures me a lot, with the growth it has shown in recent years, with these young runners who come with a lot of talent and I am going to give everything to help them”, says de la Parte .
The man from Gasteiz has competed in his final years total energy (2021-2023). he did it before ccc team (2019-2020 and 2016) and movistar (2017-2018). An off-road cyclist, he has competed in six Grand Tours, a valuable background when it comes to teaching the youngest of the formation.
From the party that has finished in the top 20 in top-level World Tour laps such as Itzulia, Tirreno-Adriatico, Tour of Switzerland and the Dauphiné Criterium. This 2023, he was 4th in the Tour of Rwanda and 20th in Etzulia. Furthermore, he also knows what it is to bear arms.
“I’m sure these are going to be two very beautiful years, both personally and sportingly, with a good calendar to get results and for everyone to enjoy”, explains de la Parte, who In addition to helping with experience, will be an important figure for the generals. so you Think George AzanzaThe Orange team director is pleased with the signing of Gastiztara.
,Victor’s arrival means experienced replacements for all the young talent we have, He is someone who will be of great help to us, especially because at times those more experienced cyclists act as race directors where they are really needed. This will help these youngsters to grow rapidly, without forgetting that Victor has offered a good level of quality in recent years. It will be an important reinforcement for the most demanding mountain stages as well as for the intervals, hopefully in the Vuelta a España. In 2023, a little bit of everything will be playing music through the speakers. Victor de la Parte remains.