Primož Roglič: Wout van Aert is 'half human, half motor'

Slovenian pays credit to Jumbo-Visma teammate after his efforts to help him win Paris-Nice

Primož Roglič and Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert is "half human, half motor", according to Primož Roglič, after the Jumbo-Visma pair worked together to deliver the latter to overall victory at Paris-Nice.

Van Aert stayed with Roglič on the final climb, helping him limit his losses to Simon Yates, meaning he won the race overall.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.