'I hope all sprinters took something from what happened' at the Tour of Poland, says Caleb Ewan

The Australian speaks about the dangers of sprinting, how riders need to have respect for one another, and the worry the sport causes family members

Caleb Ewan at Milano-Torino 2020 (Photo by Diego Puletto/Getty Images)

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Caleb Ewan says he hopes all sprinters took something from the crash at the Tour of Poland that put Fabio Jakobsen in a coma.

The Deceuninck - Quick-Step has thankfully now been brought around by doctors who are still working to understand the full scale of the Dutchman's injuries. Meanwhile, Caleb Ewan has shed some light on the dangers of being a sprinter and how the fast men of the peloton need to have respect for one another.

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Hi. I'm Cycling Weekly's Weekend Editor. I like writing offbeat features and eating too much bread when working out on the road at bike races.

Before joining Cycling Weekly I worked at The Tab and I've also written for Vice, Time Out, and worked freelance for The Telegraph (I know, but I needed the money at the time so let me live).

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