Ludvig
Anton Wacker

Residence
Roskilde, Denmark
Age
18
Nickname
Lui
Hobbies
Cycling, listening to Vinyls
Favourite food
Boller i Karry
Favourite TV show
Friends & Family Guy
Favourite holiday destination
New York
Favourite race
Paris-Roubaix
Ludvig Anton Wacker

 

A new signing for the Team Sunweb Development program, Ludwig started racing at the age of nine. With both his father and brother riding bikes, it was a natural progression for the young Dane, who joins the team excited to achieve his dreams.

“It is a big step for me, and one step closer to becoming a World Tour rider. That’s the ultimate dream for me, it was an easy decision for me to join the team. I want to make a big impact next season, despite being in my first year as an Under-23 rider. I hope to make a difference, and hopefully win a race, or help the team to win.”

“Team Sunweb really suits my personality, as a German team for me as a Dane, it is a perfect fit. There aren’t these opportunities in Denmark so this is a big chance for me.”

A natural sprinter, Ludwig clinched a Nations Cup victory in his first race as a junior, winning Gent Wevelgem in 2017. He favours and is targeting one-day races, including the cobbled classics. Open-minded, sociable, curious and a good teammate, Ludwig is willing to do all he can to secure results and is looking to improve his positioning and tactics in a world-class team.

“It’s not just about pure talent, it’s also about hard work and passion. In all aspects, if you want to be the best, you have to work hard. You need the whole package. I am motivated to be the best, to achieve my goals and to be part of the WorldTour program.”

And the 18-year-old is a little superstitious too, making sure he is sleeping with striped socks on the night before a race.

Away from cycling, Ludwig loves to hang out with his close friends, going to the movies, go-karting, and eating out.

Results

2018
3 Stage 2b Aubel - Thimister - Stavelot
4 Mountains Classification Sint-Martinusprijs Kontich
4 Stage 2b Course de la Paix Juniors
4 Stage 4 Sint-Martinusprijs Kontich
5 Individual Time Trial Sint-Martinusprijs Kontich
2017
1 Gent-Wevelgem/Grote Prijs A. Noyelle-Ieper
2 Stage 3 Internationale Niedersachsen-Rundfahrt der Junioren
3 Stage 3 Trophée Centre Morbihan
3 Stage 4 Grand Prix Rüebliland
5 Points Classification Grand Prix Rüebliland