Cataford signs two-year extension with Israel Start-Up Nation

Alex Cataford (Israel Start-Up Nation)
Alex Cataford (Israel Start-Up Nation) (Image credit: Bettini Photo)

Israel Start-Up Nation (ISN) announced Saturday that they have extended a new two-year contract to Canadian rider Alex Cataford. The Ottawa-native said the WorldTour team feels like a home team and that he's thrilled to continue alongside compatriots James Piccoli and Guillaume Boivin.

"Although their identity is clearly Israeli, there is a Canadian influence in the team," Cataford said. "That's just great because we regularly share stories about our hometowns when we see each other and we understand where we are talking about.

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