The evolution of sprinting featuring Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and Sam Bennett

Marcel Kittel (Etixx-Quickstep) gets the win in Scheldeprijs over Mark Cavendish
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In January 2019, Mark Cavendish guest-edited an issue of Procycling magazine. Inside that issue was a feature in which some of the world's fastest riders discuss how sprinting has evolved, from lead-outs to training, and talk through how a sprint race unfolds. Featuring input from Cavendish, Marcel Kittel, Elia Viviani, André Greipel, and Sam Bennett.

This article was taken from Procycling magazine issue 251, January 2019.  

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Sam started as a trainee reporter on daily newspapers in the UK before moving to South Africa where he contributed to national cycling magazine Ride for three years. After moving back to the UK he joined Procycling as a staff writer in November 2010.