Dm 2015 interview med michael valgren f r titelforsvaret
He became a professional in 2011 at the age of just 19 riding for the Danish continental team Glud & Marstrand–LRØ, where he won two editions of the U23 Liège–Bastogne–Liège and several other noticeable wins.
In 2014 he entered the WorldTour, when he joined Tinkoff–Saxo. He made an immediate impact, as he won the Danish National Road Race Championships and the Danmark Rundt.
He was named in the start lists for the 2015 Tour de France, the 2016 Tour de France., and rides in the 2017 Tour de France as well.