'I hope to be at the start of the Tour de France' - Jonas Vingegaard returns to riding, one month after horror crash

'It's nice to finally be able to ride like normal again,' says two-time Tour champion

Jonas Vingegaard in a yellow Visma jersey
(Image credit: Visma-Lease a Bike)

Reigning Tour de France champion Jonas Vingegaard (Visma-Lease a Bike) is back on his bike and riding outdoors again, just one month after a heavy crash. 

The 27-year-old suffered a broken collarbone, "several" broken ribs and a collapsed lung at Itzulia Basque Country in April, and spent almost two weeks in hospital. 

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Tom Davidson
Senior News Writer

Tom joined Cycling Weekly as a news and features writer in the summer of 2022, having previously contributed as a freelancer. He is the host of The TT Podcast, which covers both the men's and women's pelotons and has featured a number of prominent British riders. 

An enthusiastic cyclist himself, Tom likes it most when the road goes uphill and actively seeks out double-figure gradients on his rides. 

He's also fluent in French and Spanish and holds a master's degree in International Journalism.