Roglič and Jumbo Visma development team train in Slovenia

Published: 5.7.2023

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Roglič and Jumbo Visma development team train in Slovenia

After receiving warm receptions from fans in Ljubljana and Zagorje for his victory at Giro D'Italia, Roglič is now back on his bike, dedicating himself to training sessions in Slovenia. Also Jumbo Visma development team is currently training in Slovenia.

Roglič and Jumbo Visma development team train in Slovenia

The ambassador of Slovenian tourism, Primož Roglič, is back on his bike after a series of jubilant celebrations in Ljubljana and Zagorje, commemorating his historic triumph in the Italian pentathlon. Devoted cycling enthusiasts and fans eagerly flock to catch a glimpse of him during his training sessions in Slovenia, as his presence has become an unmissable spectacle.

On social media, a multitude of videos shared by Roglič's followers showcase his cycling exploits in remarkable locations such as Krvavec, as well as his captivating journey from Ljubljana to Jeruzalem and Ptuj. Towards the end of June, he embarked on filming a fresh campaign in partnership with the Slovenian Tourist Board, further solidifying his role in promoting his Slovenia as a tourist destination.

One social media post that garnered significant attention was a photograph capturing Roglič cycling through the picturesque splendour of the Logar Valley, captivating the hearts of his followers and showcasing the natural beauty of Slovenia.


Jumbo Visma development team returns to Rogla, reinforcing Slovenia's cycling excellence

Additionally, the Jumbo Visma development team has once again chosen Rogla as their training base, enticed by the exceptional cycling conditions and the diverse opportunities for training and rehabilitation. Year after year, these promising young riders, who are destined to dominate the world of professional cycling, avail themselves of the varied trails that surround Rogla. The team members find themselves impressed by the warm hospitality and outstanding accommodations, while relishing the abundance of cycling routes to explore every day, providing them with a worry-free environment to hone their skills.

For yet another year, the Jumbo Visma development team has chosen Rogla as their training destination. This longstanding partnership between the team and the Slovenian Tourist Board (STB) aims to position Slovenia as a premier country for athlete training and outdoor recreation. As part of their training routine, the young cyclists have also taken the opportunity to explore Slovenia's breathtaking natural landscapes and rich cultural heritage.

This marks the seventh consecutive year of partnership between the STB and Jumbo Visma's professional and development team, further enhancing Slovenia's reputation as a cycling nation offering a diverse range of top-notch cycling experiences, excellent sports accommodation, and well-developed infrastructure catering to both recreational and professional cyclists.

Discover the Sports Fans of Slovenia platform

Together with prominent Slovenian tourism ambassadors like Primož Roglič and Tadej Pogačar, the STB introduced the Sports Fans of Slovenia sports-tourism platform last year. This innovative platform combines the thrill of sports and unwavering support for Slovenian athletes with a multitude of exciting active outdoor experiences across the country. As Slovenia emerges as one of the top contenders for overall victory in this year's Tour de France, the STB has embarked on various activities to promote cycling tourism, recognizing it as a sustainable tourism product with substantial added value.

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