Art & Entertainment | Book Reviews | Education | Entertainment Video | Health | Lifestyle | Sport | Sport Video | Search


Dean To Mentor Southland Tour Team

Thursday, August 24, 2006

Dean To Mentor Southland Tour Team

Julian Dean; New Zealand's premier professional cyclist, has confirmed that he will be forming a development team to compete in the New Zealand season. Dean will 'mentor' the team and he holds hopes that it will "develop over time into a squad that can compete both in New Zealand and internationally."

Says Dean "I want to find and introduce the most talented young cyclists in New Zealand to the European way of racing."

He adds "the experience of racing for a focused team, in a professional manner will be replicated in the smallest detail."

Dean is due to arrive back in New Zealand for the summer, "the management team have been assessing potential riders over the last twelve months both at home and abroad, and we will be in a position to name the team in late August once the team riders have been finalised."

Speaking from his training base in Spain, Julian is excited about this new development "I'm absolutely positive that this team will be operating at a professional level from the beginning, and what excites me most is I know what a professional team can do for New Zealand cycling on the world stage in the future."


© Scoop Media

Culture Headlines | Health Headlines | Education Headlines


Electronica: Restoring The World’s First Recorded Computer Music

University of Canterbury Distinguished Professor Jack Copeland and UC alumni and composer Jason Long have restored the earliest known recording of computer-generated music, created more than 65 years ago using programming techniques devised by Alan Turing. More>>


Scoop Review Of Books: Almost Getting Away With Murder

The Black Widow by Lee-Anne Cartier: Lee-Anne Cartier is the sister of the Christchurch man found to have been murdered by his wife, Helen Milner, after an initial assumption by police that his death, in 2009, was suicide. More>>

Howard Davis: Triple Echo - The Malevich/Reinhardt/Hotere Nexus

Howard Davis: The current juxtaposition of works by Ralph Hotere and Ad Reinhardt at Te Papa perfectly exemplifies Jean Michel Massing's preoccupation with the transmigration of imagery in a remarkable triple echo effect... More>>

Scoop Review Of Books: Nō Tāu Manawa

Vaughan Rapatahana responds to Fale Aitu | Spirit House by Tusiata Avi: "fa’afetai Tusiata, fa’afetai, / you’ve swerved & served us a masterclass corpus / through graft / of tears & fears..." More>>

9 Golds - 21 Medals: NZ Team Celebrates As Rio 2016 Paralympic Games Close

The entire New Zealand Paralympic Team, led by kiwi sprinter and double gold medallist Liam Malone as flag bearer, are on the bus to the Maracanã Stadium in Rio de Janeiro for the Closing Ceremony of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. There, they will celebrate the fantastic successes of the past 10 days. More>>


New Zealand Improv Festival: The Festival Of Moments To Return To The Capital

The eighth incarnation of the New Zealand Improv Festival comes to BATS Theatre this 4-8 October , with a stellar line-up of spontaneous theatre and instant comedy performed and directed by top improvisors from around New Zealand and the world. More>>


Get More From Scoop



Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news