'You're getting deported to Australia': Adam Hansen describes airport drama as he travels to training camp

Lotto-Soudal rider avoids deportation after getting officials to Google him

Adam Hansen on stage eight of the Vuelta a España

(Image credit: Yuzuru Sunada)

Pro cyclists are very experienced travellers, but Lotto-Soudal's Adam Hansen had something of a nightmare as he tried to travel to a training camp in the United Arab Emirates from his home in the Czech Republic.

Hansen holds two passports - an Australian one and an Italian one - and had sent the Italian one off to the Chinese Embassy in Milan to get a visa for the upcoming Tour of Guangxi.

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Henry Robertshaw began his time at Cycling Weekly working with the tech team, writing reviews, buying guides and appearing in videos advising on how to dress for the seasons. He later moved over to the news team, where his work focused on the professional peloton as well as legislation and provision for cycling. He's since moved his career in a new direction, with a role at the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.