Ian Boswell handed chance to lead Team Sky in Tour of California

25-year-old American Ian Boswell has been given his first chance to lead a major stage race for Team Sky, and says it's a 'pivotal point' in his career

Ian Boswell

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American Ian Boswell says that 2017 is the pivotal point in his career to prove that he can lead Team Sky in stage races. It starts with the Tour of California on May 14.

Boswell joined the professional ranks in 2013 with Team Sky. He has spent the last four years finding his feet and learning to help the team's leaders. The 25-year-old has already raced in three Grand Tours and helped Chris Froome to second overall in the Vuelta a España last year.

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