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Maja Włoszczowska

A player whose fans, not only in Poland, need no introduction. Two-time medalist of the Olympic Games, World and European Champion and multiple medalist of championship events. The World Champion in XCO as well as XCM, one of the most successful women in the modern MTB- season 2019 made her debut in the world's toughest race - Cape Epic, ending him in a duet with Ariane Luthi in third place.

Equipment:

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

The most important achievements

  • 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 still young age, Cinka's career is already very rich. He has among others the gold medal of the world championships and the European championships in the U-23 category, the bronze senior world championships, as well as an episode in road cycling. In the 2017 season, he represented the colors of the World Tour division's highest division team and made his appearances in the Tour de France, among others. Kross Racing Team rider since the 2019 season. He is the first cyclist in KOCT history to stand on the World Cup podium.

Equipment:

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

The most important achievements

  • 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 biking player. This is confirmed by the seven races won on the International Cycling Union calendar in the 2019 season and the place in the top 20 world ranking. Bartłomiej is able to fight the world leaders and we believe that after returning to the team his distance to the best will decrease. One of his goals and dreams is to start in IO 2020.

Equipment:

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

The most important achievements

  • 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

Kornel Osicki is KROSS ORLEN Cycling Team's manager. He has been associated with sport from his early childhood. Raised in the sporting spirit by parents who knew how important it is to implement a passion for sport, firstly in skiing and then in cycling. Kornel Osicki has raced in professional MTB groups since the 2006 season, participating in races around the world. In 2014 and 2015 he was one of Team's riders. After deciding to end his career after the 2016 season, from January 2017 he became the coach of the National Tea ofm mountain bikers and in the 2018 season he joined the Team. Since 2018 he has been the Team Manager combining his responsibilities as the coach of the National MTB Team.


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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 on the road 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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Dagmara Drabik

Dagmara Drabik is a physiotherapist with a passion for sport. Sport has always been inseparable part of her life. She has been passionate about swimming since childhood as a student of a sporting school. Back then, she has also begun her adventure with cycling and it continues to this day. As a competitor, she performed at many XCO and XCM races in Poland. She has been associated with the Team since 2020 as a physiotherapist. Extremely committed, she continues developing her passions, looking for best solutions for athletes and patients that she works with.

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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 20

FRAME:

Kross Earth

FORK:

Fox 32

REAR SHOCK ABSORBER:

Fox Float DPS

WHEELS:

FSA KFX i25

TIRES:

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 Flat handlebar

STEERING BRACKET:

FSA KFX -12degrees

SADDLE BRACKET:

FOX Transfer/ FSSA KFX

CONTROLS

FSA

SADDLE:

SEAT SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

CHWYTY:

Kross Silky

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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Kross Level TE KRT 20

FRAME:

Kross LEVEL

FORK:

Fox 32

WHEELS:

FSA KFX i25

TIRES:

REAR DERAILLEUR:

Shimano XTR

BRAKES

Shimano XTR

BRAKE HANDLES:

Shimano XTR

THROTTLE

Shimano XTR

HANDLE:

XTR

SUPPORT INSERT:

Shimano XTR

PEDAL

Shimano XTR

STEERING WHEEL:

FSA KFX Flat handlebar

STEERING BRACKET:

FSA KFX -12stopni

SADDLE BRACKET:

FOX Transfer/ FSSA KFX

CONTROLS

FSA

SADDLE:

SEAT SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

HOLDS

Kross Silky

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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Kross Vento TE 20

FRAME:

Kross Vento TE

FORK:

Kross Vento TE

WHEELS

Vision Metron 40 SL Disc

TIRES

FRONT DERAILLEUR:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

REAR DERAILLEUR:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

BRAKES

Shimano Dura Ace

BRAKE BRAKE LEVERS:

Shimano Dura Ace DI2

Shifter Shimano Dura Ace DI2

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:

SEAT SEAT CLAMP:

KROSS

Handlebar wrap:

FSA Powertouch Handlebar Tape

BIDON BASKET:

KROSS

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