Steve Cummings: Doing it his way

It's been a remarkable two years for the Brit, who sat down to talk about his success with CW in Italy

Steve Cummings.

(Image credit: Chris Catchpole)

Sat in the cold winter sunshine outside a cafe in Vinci, Tuscany, the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, an Americano on the table in front of him and the church bells clanging every 30 minutes, Steve Cummings looks content amid the Italian way of life.

Far from the Wirral, Merseyside, where he grew up, Cummings has called Tuscany home for the past eight years. Aside from the food, numerous climbs, endless roads and good weather that means he generally doesn’t miss a day of training, it’s the sense of freedom in Italy that the 35-year-old loves most.

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