During the European Road Championships in Anadia, Portuguese Cycling Magazine spoke with Austrian junior talent Benjamin Eckerstorfer. The Austrian cyclist is the current national junior road race champion, having been 10th in the road race at Anadia and is one of the names that promises to be talked about in the near future. You can get to know him better in our rubric!
Portuguese Cyling Magazine (PCM): What made you get into cycling?
Benjamin Eckerstorfer (BE): I used to play football, but I had a knee injury and then I changed to cycling three years ago.
PCM: What was the best moment you have had on a bike?
BE: All my wins till now because I like the feeling to win, I think it is unbelievable.
PCM: What is the biggest dream you have in cycling?
BE: My biggest dream was to win the European Championships it was a big dream, but also the World Championships because of the jersey which is nice and unique.
PCM: If you could change one rule in cycling, what would it be?
BE: I think I would change the rule of the ‘Super Tuck’ position, it is a nice position in cycling!
PCM: What are you passionate about outside of cycling?
BE: I like to chill with my friends and go hiking in the mountains in Austria.