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Our Team

Coach:

Leon Fausto Echtermann

Former Continental Professional

Leon Fausto Echtermann was born in 1997 in Wiesbaden, Germany

Leon started racing bicycles at an early age and since he was 12 years old he has been competing.  He started his racing career riding for a local Club of Sossenheim where he earned multiple victories over the years. Leon became very proficient in Criterium racing and as he progressed through his career he excelled in Time Trials. In the U23 Category he became two times German National Champion in the Team Time Trial while racing with Herrmann Radteam. Leon raced  the last two years as a Continental Pro where he raced on five Continents in the professional ranks and where he gained an enormous amount of experience and skills. 

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Leon Fausto Echtermann

Former Continental Professional

Leon started racing bicycles at an early age and since he was 12 years old he has been competing. He started his racing career riding for a local Club of Sossenheim where he earned multiple victories over the years. Leon became very proficient in Criterium racing and as he progressed through his career he excelled in Time Trials. In the U23 Category he became two times German National Champion in the Team Time Trial while racing with Herrmann Radteam. Leon raced the last two years as a Continental Pro where he raced on five Continents in the professional ranks and where he gained an enormous amount of experience and skills.

Leon amassed multiple Palmares in his career, these are a few highlights. 4th KOM Istarsko Proljeće - Istrian Spring Trophy ('19), 6th stage Istarsko Proljeće - Istrian Spring Trophy ('19), 8th stage Tour of Mersin ('19), 7th National Championships Germany U23 - ITT ('19), 8th National Championships Germany U23 - ITT ('17), 10th National Championships Germany U23 - ITT ('16), 47th stage Istarsko Proljece - Istrian Spring Trophy ('18), 19th Trofej Poreč -Poreč Trophy ('19), 12th National Championships Germany U23 - ITT ('18), 15th stage Tour, Cycliste International de la Guadeloupe ('16)

As 2020 approached and the cycling season globally was decimated by Covid Leon changed his focus to developing a professional career as a cycling coach and is currently undergoing his German Cycling Coaching Accreditation.

With his experience as a Professional Continental Cyclist and his knowledge of racing Leon adds a wealth of knowledge to the HandSling team and he will also continue racing in the German Criterium scene. Additional he has joined German a Paracyclist as his partner on the Tandem for the Paralympics in Tokyo 2021.