Chris Froome: 'Before counts for nothing. I'm hungrier than ever for success'

Froome says he and his eight team members are ready for the challenge of taking his third Tour de France title

Chris Froome on stage 17 of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

Chris Froome says that he and his eight teammates are ready for the challenge of winning him his third Tour de France title and Team Sky's fourth, saying that he is "hungrier than ever for success".

The 2013 and 2015 Tour winner was speaking after the official announcement of the Team Sky squad, which will see him line-up along side fellow Brits Ian Stannard and Luke Rowe, as well as Geraint Thomas who will act as the team's plan B.

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Richard Windsor

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Richard is digital editor of Cycling Weekly. Joining the team in 2013, Richard became editor of the website in 2014 and coordinates site content and strategy, leading the news team in coverage of the world's biggest races and working with the tech editor to deliver comprehensive buying guides, reviews, and the latest product news.

An occasional racer, Richard spends most of his time preparing for long-distance touring rides these days, or getting out to the Surrey Hills on the weekend on his Specialized Tarmac SL6 (with an obligatory pub stop of course).