Sepp Kuss had 'to go as deep as possible' to take maiden Tour de France victory

The American continues Jumbo-Visma's stage-hunting success

Sepp Kuss
(Image credit: Getty)

Sepp Kuss' victory margin on stage 15 of the Tour de France was a comfortable 23 seconds - but the American admitted that he felt Alejandro Valverde could have breached across to him on the final descent.

Kuss attacked on the day's final ascent in Andorra, the Col de Beixalis, and summited the tough climb with a margin of 30 seconds to Valverde in second.

Thank you for reading 20 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

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.