Sepp Kuss hopeful of targeting GC at Vuelta a España in 2021

The American says Jumbo-Visma will give him chances to lead the team in one-week races and potentially at the Vuelta in August

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Already referred to as the best climbing domestique in the peloton, American Sepp Kuss says that he is ready to take up leadership roles during the 2021 season.

An invaluable help to Primož Roglič during the 2020 campaign as the Slovenian won the Vuelta a España and almost the Tour de France, many onlookers wondered when Kuss would get his own chance to ride for GC.

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.