Wout van Aert: I 'paid the toll' of trying to peak for 'every big race' last season

Belgian star says he will be more selective in his targets in 2022, focusing on biggest races

Wout van Aert
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Wout van Aert thinks he "paid the toll of a long season" last year, where he "was trying to peak for every big race".

Instead in 2022, the Jumbo-Visma rider has said that he will be more selective in his targets, as he has to "dose" his energy, "occasionally saving something".

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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.