Before the start of the 2019 season, Andre Greipel weighs 155 wins, 11 stage victories on Tour de France, three German title and a world championship podium. At 36, Andre arrives in our team to continue to surprise. His goal? Win and bring his experience to his new outfit. The active rider with the most victories, he is appreciated by his team mates and the staff, always finding a word of encouragement in French
Who got you into cycling ?
I did it myself (laughter)
Your first bike ?
A Diamant !
Best memory from 2018 ?
My two stage wins at the Tour Down Under
What has made the greatest impression on you in cycling, from any period?
Jan Ullrich winning the 1997 Tour de France
What do you most like about your profession ?
Sprints and rest days
What has cycling brought to your life?
The pleasure to be outside, riding in nature
Your favourite race ?
Tour Down Under
Your nickname in the peloton ?
The Gorilla of Rostock
Your closest friend in cycling ?
If you weren’t a pro rider, what would you be doing ?
I would travel a lot
Your interests outside of cycling ?
My family and barbecues
Your favourite movie ?
Rocky movies, Bud Spencer and Terrence Hill movies
Most famous personality in your phone book ?
Your favourite meal ?
Your career will have been successful if…
I win races every year
What does Brittany mean to you ?
A new experience, the opportunity to discover a new culture
Your favourite sportsperson ?