Tadej Pogacar: Shark in sheep's clothing, Tour de France champion

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Before the Tour de France, there was a lockdown video that went viral – at least in the pro cycling corner of the internet. In it, a baby-faced, fluffy-haired 21-year-old raps awkwardly in Slovenian about coronavirus.

"If you still haven’t heard about it, it makes you sick, and it spreads so fast, come on wash your hands," he tells us.

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Patrick Fletcher

Patrick is an NCTJ-trained journalist, and former deputy editor of Cyclingnews, who has seven years’ experience covering professional cycling. He has a modern languages degree from Durham University and has been able to put it to some use in what is a multi-lingual sport, with a particular focus on French and Spanish-speaking riders. Away from cycling, Patrick spends most of his time playing or watching other forms of sport - football, tennis, trail running, darts, to name a few, but he draws the line at rugby.