Ben Swift and coach Dan Hunt, London Track World Cup 2012, day two

Dan Hunt, who recently left his role as a Team Sky directeur sportif to work for the Premier League's Elite Player Performance Plan, was one of the masterminds behind Great Britain's success at the Beijing and London Olympics

An expert in Exercise Science and Physiology, Hunt joined British Cycling in 2005 to transform the failing women's endurance squad. This led to Rebecca and Wendy Houvenaghel taking a one-two in the individual pursuit at the 2008 Games. He switched the men's squad in 2009, and helped them win the world and Olympic titles last year. Hunt then became a full-time DS at Sky for 2013, and managed the team at the race including the Giro d'Italia.

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Nick Bull is an NCTJ qualified journalist who has written for a range of titles, as well as being a freelance writer at Beat Media Group, which provides reports for the PA Media wire which is circulated to the likes of the BBC and Eurosport. His work at Cycling Weekly predominantly dealt with professional cycling, and he now holds a role as PR & Digital Manager at SweetSpot Group, which organises the Tour of Britain.