Jakob
Egholm

Jakob Egholm is a talented all-rounder. He won the 2016 Junior World Championships road race and went on to develop his skills with Hagens Berman Axeon, the highly successful Under-23 team managed by former pro Axel Merckx before joining Trek-Segafredo for the 2021 season on a one-year contract. The 23-year-old showed a willingness to learn while supporting the Team in his neo-pro season, which made for an easy decision to extend his contract. A versatile rider, Jacob is still developing and finding his niche within pro cycling.

Date of birth

27/04/1998

From
Denmark
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What’s the best advice you were ever given? Who gave it?

Everyone has a gift. Cycling is yours - go pursue that dream. You’ve only got one shot. My dad told me that.

Tell us about your greatest cycling achievement.

My junior world champion title from 2016. I was going into the race as Denmark's plan B but ended up soloing to the win. Unreal day...

What was the biggest obstacle you have overcome?

The transition from being a Junior World Champion to being a U23 cyclist has been difficult. But my love for riding bikes has gotten me through tough periods.

Favorite Trek or Bontrager equipment?

The new Bontrager RSL wheels.