Born: 20 Jan 1984
Hometown: Vilina kula
Four most significant cycling achievements?
1. Riding on two wheels without stabilisers
2. U23 European Championships 2006 silver in RR
3. First pro win in 2006 Trophee Luc Leblanc
4. Second pro win in 2011 Tour de Bretagne (2nd stage)
Best moment on bike?
Every time I'm on the front I feel happy :)
Person who has had the most influence on your cycling career and why?
My father, he did some cycling too before and he is my biggest supporter.
Rider you most revere/admire and why?
Jaan Kirsipuu - all Estonian cyclists admire him.
What was your first ever bike?
Some bike produced in the Soviet Union - pure iron :) My first real racing bike was Start Sossee at age of twelve and first big European brand bike was Gitane when I was 14 years old.
Your most "impressive" injury?
I don't know which is worse: broken hip, blocked artery or a punctured lung caused by a broken rib?
What is your favourite route?
Every road what takes me back to home after a long ride.
If you were not a pro-racer what would you be doing right now?
I would be a marathon runner probably or doing some business on my own.
What is your hidden talent?
Nothing is hidden ;) I'm interested a little bit in marketing and journalism - I take care of the cyclingnews website rattaprofid.ee
What is your favourite food?
Do you have a particular lucky ritual before a race or any other quirks or superstitions?
No rituals, no superstitions, just believing in myself.
Whats your aim for this season and beyond?
Make my way back to the highest level in cycling.
What does being in Endura Racing mean to you?
A new start and a opportunity to get better in a growing ambitious team and to help the team in achieving their goals. It has been also a wish for some years already to ride for an English speaking team.