With dreams of returning to the World Championships, Daniel has his work cut out for him since the Portuguese cycling federation has a deep talent pool to fish from. He's an aggressive racer though, which he'll use to pursue a spot on the national team.
How did you start racing?
I got hooked by friends and neighbors who rode. I tried it out and soon I was addicted too.
How do you train for racing?
I work out every day with more load or less load depending on the race and the race objectives.
What’s your riding style?
I like to ride on the offensive
What’s been your best result?
My best result depends on the competition. What has most defined me has been the world championship.
Tell us about your best race
As I said above, it was the junior world championship, it was a race that I really liked and one where I dreamed of winning. I still dream about winning, just now in another category!
What do you do in your free time?
I hang out with my family and friends!