Wout van Aert skips both Strade Bianche and Milan-San Remo to train at altitude

Belgian does away with tradition in quest to win at Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders

Wout Van Aert after winning Kuurne Brussels Kuurne
Van Aert after winning Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne last weekend
(Image credit: Getty Images / Luc Claessen)

Wout van Aert has raised the stakes in his quest to win a second Monument, taking to the mountains of Tenerife for a 22-day altitude camp ahead of Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders.

The Belgian, who won Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne last weekend, is still searching for his first win in either of the two most prestigious Monuments, despite finishing on the podium twice at Roubaix and once at Flanders.

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