Jakob Fuglsang is the best Danish and one of the world's best road racing cyclists; he has won several races nationally and internationally.
Cycling has always been a big part of Jakob Fuglsang’s life; he started his career at the age of 12 and was early on known as a great mountain biker, and later went on to road cycling.
In 2008 Jakob Fuglsang had his major breakthrough in road cycling where he won Tour of Denmark. This also resulted in his first professional contract with Team Saxobank, in 2009.
2009 was a milestone in Jakob's career; he won Tour of Denmark, Tour of Slovenia and came in 6th at Dauphiné Libéré - the last race marked him as an international star.
2016 was a historical year for Jakob Fuglsang when he at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro won a silver medal. 2008 was his first Olympic Games still riding his mountain bike, and in 2012 in London he completed his 2nd Olympic Games, this time as a road racing cyclist - he finished 12th.
Jakob Fuglsang's strengths are climbing and riding for the overall classifications which he proved once again in 2017 when he won the Critérium du Dauphiné.
Jakob Fuglsang is a world star, he is a very popular and loved professional road racing cyclist. He is known for always striving for the best possible results, always at the front, always motivated and always fighting. Because of his charismatic personality and his impressive results he attracts a lot of attention and interest from fans and media all over the world.
Jakob Fuglsang has throughout his career worked as brand ambassador. He has represented his partners and their values, he has been present at their events, held speeches at events related to the partners and socialised with the guests, employees and business partners.
Today Jakob Fuglsang is ambassador for i.a. Bang & Olufsen (Silkeborg) and Oakley.