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Maja Włoszczowska

No need to introduce her to the fans – in and out of Poland. Double Olympic medallist, World and European Champion and multiple medallist on the championship level. XCO and XCM World Champion, one of the most successful women in present-day MTB, who in 2019 debuted in the most difficult race in the world, Cape Epic, finishing third, together with Ariane Luthi.

Equipment:

Level Team Edition, Level Tokyo, Vento TE, Earth Team Edition

Main achievements

  • 5th place – World Championships MTB XCO (2021)
  • 1st place – Polish Championships MTB XC (2021)
  • 1st place – Internacionales XCO Chelva (2020)
  • 1st place – Polish Championships XCO (2020)
  • 8th place – World Championships XCO (2020)
  • 7th place – European Championships XCO (2020)
  • 2nd place – World Championships XCM (2020)
  • 2nd place– European Championships XCM (2018)
  • 2nd place – World Championships XCM (2018)
  • 1st place– World Cup Val di Sole (2018)
  • 2nd place – Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro (2016)
  • 1st place– World Championships MT-Sainte-Anne (2010)
  • 2nd place – Olympic Games, Pekin (2008)
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Ondrej Cink

Despite his young age, Ondrej Cink has already managed to achieve a lot, including gold medals at the World and European Championships in the U-23 category, bronze medal at the World Championships and also a brief adventure in road cycling. In the 2017 season, he represented World Tour, a highest division team, and took part in Tour de France, among other events. Kross Racing Team member since 2019. He was the first cyclist in KRT history to achieve a World Cup podium as the team representative.

Equipment:

Level Team Edition , Level Tokyo , Vento TE , Earth Team Edition

Main achievements

  • 1st place - Czech Champion MTB XCO (2021)
  • 1st place - Cyprus Sunshine Epic Stage 2 (2020)
  • 1st place - Cyprus Sunshine Epic General Classification (2020)
  • 1st place - Strabag MTB Cup Tuskov (2020)
  • 1st place - Czech Champion XCO (2020)
  • 1st place - Czech Champion XCM (2020)
  • 5th place – World Championships XCO (2020)
  • 1st place – Czech Championships XCO (2019)
  • 6th place - World Championships XCO (2019)
  • 1st place - World Championships XCO U23 (2012)

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Bartłomiej Wawak

Bartłomiej Wawak is currently the best Polish mountain rider, which he proved by winning seven competitions of the Union Cycliste Internationale in the 2019 season and by being placed in the top 20 world ranking. Bartłomiej is capable of competing with the world's best riders and we believe that after his comeback to the team, his distance to the leaders will decrease. One of his goals and dreams is to participate in the 2021 Olympics.

Equipment:

Level Team Edition , Level Tokyo , Vento TE , Earth Team Edition

Main achievements

  • 1st place – Polish Championships MTB XC (2021)
  • 1st place – Cyprus Sunshine Epic Stage 2 (2020)
  • 1st place – Cyprus Sunshine Epic General Classification (2020)
  • 2nd place – Polish Championships XCO (2020)
  • 1st place – Slovak Cup XCO (2019)
  • 1st place – Strabag Cup XCO Kutna Hora (2019)
  • 1st place – Csomor MTB Race XCO (2019)
  • 1st place – Polish Championships XCO (2019)
  • 1st place – Polish Championships XCO (2018)
  • 1st place – Polish Championships XCO (2016)


Staff


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Kornel Osicki

The experienced Kornel Osicki, who has been in the sports industry since childhood, is the manager of KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team Raised in a sporting spirit by his parents, from whom he inherited the love for sports, starting from skiing all the way to cycling. Since the 2006 season, Kornel Osicki has been racing in professional MTB teams, taking part in events worldwide. In 2014 and 2015, he represented KRT as a rider himself. After he ended his career, he went on to become the coach for the Polish National Team of mountain bikers. He joined the KROSS team in 2018 and he has been managing successfully performing both functions since then.


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Leszek Pluciński

The assistant of the KOCT Manager is Leszek Pluciński, who spent most of his life racing in road cycling. From 2012, Leszek was a professional cyclist in the best Polish professional groups. During his career he competed in many races from the World Tour calendar: Amstel Gold Race, Giro di Lombardia, Tirreno-Adriatico and Volta Catalunya. The biggest successes in his career are the victory in the generel classification Baltic - Karkonosze and the Polish Mountain Championship U23. In 2019, he ended his rider's career and from the 2020 season joined the staff team.


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Hubert Grzebinoga

Hubert Grzebinoga has been connected with cycling since 1996. At the beginning as a rider, he achieved medals while taking part in Polish Championships. He has been Poland’s representative in MTB biking and later he continued his cycling path by becoming a professional bike mechanic for cycling teams. In his sporting career he participated in the most prestigious event: Olympic Games, firstly in 2012 in London and then in 2016 in Rio de Janeiro. He is connected with the Team since 2016. His passion for sport gives him an extra motivation for work. His main responsibility is to take care of equipment that serves our riders on the most challenging routes during races.


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Urszula Orzeł

Urszula Orzeł is a physiotherapist, who has been interested in sport for many years. At first she focused on volleyball and hand ball, however for a while now her main priority is cycling. Her adventure began by cooperating with the best road cycling Teams in Poland and with Poland’s national U23 Team. It continues now in mountain biking.

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ABOUT US

We are a Polish professional cycling group. The reason for establishing our team was the desire to increase the recognition of Polish brands on international arena. Support received from KROSS gives the possibility to test the most technicalyy advanced bikes on extremely demanding routes.

KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team, previously known as Kross Racing Team, is a professional MTB racing group, present at cycling routes for over 15 years. We are among 16 professional groups with UCI Elite status. Elite status is the highest possible license of the International Cycling Federation (UCI), which brings together the best teams from the UCI ranking. Our team, thanks to well-thought-out staffing decisions and the facilities offered to players, is constantly developing, focusing the attention of an increasing number of experts and the media - both domestic and foreign.

Over the next few years, we want to continue to develop, using the strong foundations of our team for the coming years, which are primarily Ondrej Cink and Bartłomiej Wawak. On this foundation we will build a team, mainly for IO Paris 2024 and IO LA 2028. The goal for the next seasons is to win the World Cup in the Men's Elite category and fight for the podium in the general classification of the World Cup in both women's and men's categories.


Equipment:

Kross Earth TE KRT 21

FRAME:

Kross Earth

FORK:

Fox 34 Float

REAR SHOCK ABSORBER:

Fox Float DPS

WHEELS:

FSA KFX i25

TIRES:

Pirelli Scorpion

REAR DERAILLEUR:

Shimano XTR

BRAKES:

Shimano XTR

BRAKE HANDLES:

Shimano XTR

THROTTLE

Shimano XTR

CRANK:

Shimano XTR

SUPPORT INSERT:

Shimano XTR

CHAIN:

Shimano XTR M9100

PEDAL

Shimano XTR

STEERING WHEEL:

FSA KFX

STEERING BRACKET:

FSA KFX

SADDLE BRACKET:

FOX Transfer/ FSA KFX

CONTROLS

FSA

SADDLE:

FIZIK

SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

HANDLEBAR GRIPS:

Kross Silky

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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Kross Level TE KRT 21

FRAME:

Kross LEVEL

FORK:

Fox Float 32

WHEELS:

FSA KFX i25

TIRES:

Pirelli Scorpion

REAR DERAILLEUR:

Shimano XTR

BRAKES

Shimano XTR

BRAKE HANDLES:

Shimano XTR

THROTTLE

Shimano XTR

HANDLE:

Shimano XTR

SUPPORT INSERT:

Shimano XTR

PEDAL

Shimano XTR

STEERING WHEEL:

FSA KFX

STEERING BRACKET:

FSA KFX

SADDLE BRACKET:

FOX Transfer/ FSA KFX

CONTROLS

FSA

SADDLE:

Fizik

SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

HOLDS

Kross Silky

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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Kross Vento TE 21

FRAME:

Kross Vento TE

FORK:

Kross Vento TE

WHEELS

Vision Metron 40 SL Disc

TIRES

Pirelli P Zero Velo 4S

FRONT DERAILLEUR:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

REAR DERAILLEUR:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

BRAKES

Shimano Dura Ace Disc

BRAKE BRAKE LEVERS:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

Shifter

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

CRANK:

Shimano Dura Ace

SUPPORT INSERT:

Shimano

CHAIN:

Shimano Dura Ace

STEERING WHEEL:

Vision Metron 4 D

STEERING BRACKET:

Vision Metron Carbon ACR

SADDLE BRACKET:

FSA K- Force

CONTROLS

FSA

SADDLE:

Fizik

SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

Handlebar wrap:

FSA Powertouch Handlebar Tape

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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