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XC U23 champion Samara Maxwell signs with Rockrider Ford until 2026

After an incredible 2023 season with World Cup and World Championship wins, Samara Maxwell has been retained by the Rockrider Ford team until 2026.

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Samara Maxwell has previously competed in World Cups and World Champions with her private team, so it is surprising to see the talented New Zealander picked up by one of the big teams for the rest of the season and the next few years. Samara Maxwell says she will attend this weekend's Olympic test event in Paris with her new team before heading to the final two rounds of the World Cup as she sits third in the U23 women's overall standings.

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It's been a dream for as long as I can remember being a professional cyclist. I am more than honored to be able to say that thanks to @rockrider_ford_racing_team this dream is finally a reality,
I already feel comfortable in this team and have received the biggest and warmest welcome. It makes me even more excited to see what we can accomplish together in the future. And thank you all for your kind messages! It means so much to everyone to follow my journey. Now let's start this Test Event in Paris, I'm more ready than ever with a fantastic new support that takes me even further
– Samara Maxwell

The Rockrider Ford team is very pleased to announce the arrival of Under 23 World Champion, Samara Maxwell, starting today for the next three seasons. The New Zealander will take part in the Paris Olympic Games test event this weekend before flying to the final two stages of the World Cup in the USA and Canada – Rockrider Ford

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