Tadej Pogačar in conversation: 'If it would be my choice, I would already have done the Giro d'Italia'

The UAE-Team Emirates superstar discusses his desire to win the maglia rosa

Tadej Pogačar
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In the first of a revealing two part interview, the two-time Tour de France winner Tadej Pogačar looks ahead to what 2023 holds for him and how he can be even stronger.

Tadej Pogačar plays a proverbial straight bat to most questions. Lessons from losing the Tour de France? Next; already spoken about that. Legacy? To be the best he can. Season aims? To win. 

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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.