Who is Jake Stewart? British all-rounder built in France

HARROGATE ENGLAND SEPTEMBER 27 Arrival Jake Stewart of The United Kingdon during the 92nd UCI Road World Championships 2019 Men Under 23 Road Race a 173km race from from Doncaster to Harrogate 121m Yorkshire2019 Yorkshire2019 on September 27 2019 in Harrogate England Photo by Tim de WaeleGetty Images
Jake Stewart at the UCI World Championships in 2019 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

British youngster Jake Stewart joined the Groupama-FDJ Continental setup last year, its first in existence, and after some stellar results at that level took the opportunity to ride with the WorldTour squad earlier this season.

Stewart joined a young team at the Volta ao Algarve, his first race of the season, riding alongside the likes of Stefan Küng and Tobias Ludvigsson for his first time as part of a WorldTour squad. 

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Dani Ostanek
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Dani Ostanek is Senior News Writer at Cyclingnews, having joined in 2017 as a freelance contributor and later being hired full-time. Prior to joining the team, they had written for numerous major publications in the cycling world, including CyclingWeekly and Rouleur.

 

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As well as original reporting, news and feature writing, and production work, Dani also oversees How to Watch guides and works on The Leadout newsletter throughout the season. Their favourite races are Strade Bianche and Paris-Roubaix and their favourite published article is from the 2024 edition of the latter: 'Unless I'm in an ambulance, I'm finishing this race' – Cyrus Monk, the last man home at Paris-Roubaix