Rohan Dennis reveals brush with eating disorder and scraps Grand Tour project

Rohan Dennis (Australia) at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire
Rohan Dennis (Australia) at the 2019 UCI Road World Championships in Yorkshire (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

Rohan Dennis has revealed he was on a ‘slippery slope’ to an eating disorder last year, after trying to lose weight in order to compete for overall titles at stage races and Grand Tours.

A few years ago, Dennis, a former track rider and current time trial world champion, announced his intention to become a Grand Tour contender within four years. That process was delayed but never taken off the table, and his potential was underlined last year when he placed second at the Tour de Suisse.

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