Tadej Pogačar: 'I want to be the best ever cyclist'

The Slovenian utterly dominated the Volta a Catalunya, winning the three mountainous stages and even a final day sprint

Tadej Pogacar
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Are we watching the greatest cyclist of all time in Tadej Pogačar?

UAE-Team Emirates’ wonderboy might only be 25 years old, but he has already won 69 races in just over five years of professional racing, counting two Tours de France and five Monument victories among his many titles.

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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.