Fuglsang: Mentally I'm in the best place I've ever been

A couple of years ago it looked for all intents and purposes that Jakob Fuglsang’s career as a GC rider was over. Astana - his team then, as it is now – had Vinceno Nibali, Fabio Aru and Mikel Landa on their books, and the chances offered to Fuglsang were few and far between. With 2018 on the horizon, however, Fuglsang is in the best position he has been for years when it comes to leading a Grand Tour challenge, and at the age of 32, might be on the cusp of delivering a major result.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at Cyclingnews.com between 2008 and 2022. Based in the UK, he joined the Cyclingnews team in 2008 as the site's first UK-based Managing Editor. In that time, he reported on over a dozen editions of the Tour de France, several World Championships, the Tour Down Under, Spring Classics, and the London 2012 Olympic Games. With the help of the excellent editorial team, he ran the coverage on Cyclingnews and has interviewed leading figures in the sport including UCI Presidents and Tour de France winners.