Kristoff: My run of form is a dream come true

Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) has described his recent run of form at the cobbled Classics as a ‘dream come true’. The Tour of Flanders champion claimed his sixth win in eight days after taking victory from a crash-reduced group at Scheldeprijs. Aside from the final time trial at the Three Days of De Panne, Kristoff has won everything he has entered in the past week – including the overall classification in De Panne.

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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.