Laura Weislo

Content Creative

Location icon United States of America

A media professional with a unique combination of skills in journalism, editing, project management, and science.

At the world's biggest English-language news site in the sport, I progressed from writing and copy editing to the position of Deputy Editor, where I direct the coverage of all North American events and assist the Editor-In-Chief with all day-to-day operations, strategic planning, and web development projects.


News & Interviews
Velorama: A flash in the pan or the future of cycling? |

The organisers of the Colorado Classic and the partner Velorama festival declared the event a success, but even in the heavily veiled PR-speak of the post-race press conference, it was clear that the concept was imperfectly executed.Related Articles The event was a bold experiment to inject some life into the sport by combining the UCI 2.HC stage race with a three-day music festival replete with multiple beer sponsors, food trucks and the hand-crafted product vendors of the Denver Flea market.
Lucas Euser: forging a new path after the pain of early retirement |

Lucas Euser's professional cycling career was over on May 26, 2014. He just didn't know it at the time. When a motorcycle official stopped in the middle of the tricky descent from Lookout Mountain at the US Pro road race championships, it set off a chain reaction of events that culminated in Euser's premature retirement at age 32.

Chad Gerlach: A new lease on love and life

An interview with Chad Gerlach, March 6, 2009 Addicted to crack and living on the streets just over one year ago, American Chad Gerlach is now making his return to the pro peloton in perhaps the most surprising comeback of the year.

Science articles
Five key points of Chris Froome's physiological data |

Although Chris Froome made public the data of his physiological tests in an attempt to silence his critics, the information published in Esquire magazine only served to raise more questions about the missing pieces.Related Articles Cyclingnews spoke to Dr Andrew Coggan, a professor at Washington University School of Medicine and co-author of Training and Racing with a Power Meter, about what the data could tell us about what makes Froome such a dominant rider.


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