German rider Max Kanter, of Team DSM, is Movistar’s new signing, with whom he has signed a pledge for the next two seasons. Thus, it becomes the second merger of the telephone team, after the arrival of the Spaniard Oscar Rodriguez last Thursday.
“The first thing I would like to express is my great happiness to be able to join this club and my gratitude for the great trust they have placed in me,” Kanter made the announcement through a statement released by the Spanish team on Tuesday.
The Cottbus-born cyclist, who will turn 24 on October 22, has built his career at Team DSM (formerly known as Sunweb), A team he was part of during a five-year period in which he was the German U-23 champion for two consecutive years -2017 and 2018 – and was seventh, entering the bronze medal group, at the World Cup Category. Played in Bergen (Norway).
“I already have those early years of World Tour experience behind me and now I want to capitalize on this greater knowledge and get back to my winning streak as a sideshow. To strive with great humility, but also with great confidence that success as a professional, said the German, who at La Vuelta 2020 finished third in Aguilar de Campo and Madrid.
Max Kanter will be the second German rider in the Movistar chassis alongside Juri Hollmann, Last August, he renewed his contract with the team for two seasons.