Ruthless, clinical, remorseless: Jonas Vingegaard is better than ever - and he knows it

Jonas Vingegaard performed a masterclass at the most hardest of races to exhibit supremacy

Jonas Vingegaard
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It was the only time all week at the Itzulia Basque Country that Jonas Vingegaard seemed unsure; he had been caught off guard. “Jonas,” began the question, “do you have a weakness?”

It was a forthright, even cheeky, question. Vingegaard, sitting in his chair, shuffled uncomfortably. He laughed and stumbled over his response. “Erm, well,” he mumbled. “I mean, erm, my sprint is not the best of course.” 40 minutes earlier, he had just won a sprint against Mikel Landa to win his second successive stage of the race.

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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.