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Belgian professional Frank Vandenbroucke has died, aged 34, whilst on holiday in Senegal.

Classics specialist Vandenbroucke, known to fans simply as VDB, amassed an impressive array of wins during the heyday of his career in the Nineties. He has wins at Het Volk, Ghent-Wevelgem, Paris-Nice, Liege-Bastogne-Liege and Paris-Brussels in his palmarès.

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Nigel Wynn
Former Associate Editor

Nigel Wynn worked as associate editor on, he worked almost single-handedly on the Cycling Weekly website in its early days. His passion for cycling, his writing and his creativity, as well as his hard work and dedication, were the original driving force behind the website’s success. Without him, would certainly not exist on the size and scale that it enjoys today. Nigel sadly passed away, following a brave battle with a cancer-related illness, in 2018. He was a highly valued colleague, and more importantly, an exceptional person to work with - his presence is sorely missed.