Chaves hopes to repay Orica-GreenEdge's faith

Esteban Chaves' (Orica-GreenEdge) performance on stage four of the Tour de Langkawi was nothing less than impressive when you consider what the young Colombian has been through in the last 12 months. Chaves crossed the line 10 seconds behind stage winner Mirsamad Pourseyedi Golakhour to finish in fourth place, in his first race since a horrific accident at the Trofeo Laigueglia in February 2013.

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Born in Ireland to a cycling family and later moved to the Isle of Man, so there was no surprise when I got into the sport. Studied sports journalism at university before going on to do a Masters in sports broadcast. After university I spent three months interning at Eurosport, where I covered the Tour de France. In 2012 I started at Procycling Magazine, before becoming the deputy editor of Procycling Week. I then joined Cyclingnews, in December 2013.