Broken leg delays Will Barta’s racing season

Will Barta (CCC Team)
(Image credit: CCC Team)

Will Barta’s debut for EF Education-Nippo has been pushed back after the American crashed following an incident with a dog during a training session in Norway. 

Barta based his off-season in Europe and was out on a training ride in December when a dog ran out in front of him and forced him to take immediate action. The fall left him with a left proximal femur fracture.

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Daniel Benson

Daniel Benson was the Editor in Chief at 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.