Sastre happy with Giro stage wins but hoped for more

Carlos Sastre Giro Italia 2009 stage 19

Carlos Sastre won just three races in the first ten years of his career but his victory at the 2008 Tour de France and his emergence as a real team leader at Cervelo has inspired him to ride more aggressively and turn each chance of victory into a personal challenge.

“Once I was happy just to make other people happy, to help make their dreams come true. Their happiness came before mine – for lots of reasons in my career,” he said.

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