Filippo Pozzato: out to prove he's no 'prima donna'

After a winless 2014 season, Filippo Pozzato wants to regain his winning form in the classics

Filippo Pozzato in action during Stage 2 of the 2015 Tour de San Luis from La Punta - Mirador del Potrero

(Image credit: Watson)

Filippo Pozzato wants to bounce back after a quiet 2014 season, return to his best and prove to his team that he is not simply a "prima donna."

"I'm fit, yes. I'm skinnier, yes. It's so I can look good on the beach!" Pozzato told Cycling Weekly.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.