Luka Mezgec is a Slovenian road bicycle racer for UCI World Tour team ORICA-BikeExchange.Luka joined ORICA-BikeExchange team in 2016 after three years with Giant-Alpecin and a wealth of experience leading out some of the best sprinters in the world including Marcel Kittel and John Degenkolb. His results include 2014 Giro d’Italia stage winner (stage 21), three-time stage winner at Volta Ciclista a Catalunya and two-time stage winner at Tour of Beijing. Luka is excited over SEALPS CHALLENGE route and organization, therefore he is happy to support the event and is willing to share his experience and knowledge with the participants.
Borut Bozic is one of the most experienced riders in Slovenia and is the only Slovenian with stage win at Vuelta Espana. After 2016 season in jersey of Confidis, he is returning to UCI World Tour, in Bahrain Merida team.
Borut has first raced in UCI World Tour in year 2011 for team Vacansoleila, then he raced for Astana in the years from 2012 through 2015. During those times with Astana, he won a stage on Tour de Suisse, was second on classic Gent-Wevelgem and won the national champion jersey. In last few seasons he helps mostly younger sprinters and is a valuable member of the team.
Primoz Roglic is Slovenian professional cyclist, with season 2016 being his first in UCI World Tour, riding in jersey of LottoNI-Jumbo.
Primoz started with road cycling only in 2013 when former ski jumper signed for Slovenian team Adria Mobil. He is a fast learner and soon was one of the best in the team and proved himself in 2015 when he won the Tour of Slovenie and Tour of Azerbajzan. After moving to UCI World tour in 2016, he didn’t wait long for his first success. In his first Giro di Italia, he won a stage and ended second in time trial. Riding for Slovenian national team, he finished in excellent 10th place on Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.