'I had moments of hatred towards cycling' - Chloé Dygert on her horrific crash, heart surgery and lofty goals

Healthy and back to racing, the US National Champion eyes a new Individual Pursuit record, track and road World titles, a Classics campaign and Olympic success

American Chloe Dygert
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After two years of career-threatening injuries and illnesses, American cycling star Choé Dygert is back to racing and currently enjoying one hell of a comeback season. 

The newly crowned U.S. national time trial and road racing champion spoke to Cycling Weekly after Stage 7 of the Giro Donne —a hilly stage won by race leader Annemiek van Vleuten (Movistar)— where Dygert is making her grand tour debut. 

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