Geoghegan Hart: The Aim Is To Move Down The Sky Train

Geraint Thomas (Team Sky) during stage 6 at the Criterium du Dauphine

The Team Sky mountain train rolls on, and every year it seems like a new carriage adds extra driving force. Once upon a time it was Michael Rogers and Richie Porte, burying themselves in the mountains to deliver Bradley Wiggins to a first British Tour de France victory in 2012. Then as Chris Froome took over it was Geraint Thomas, Wout Poels, and Michal Kwiatkowski who emerged, in turn, as the revelations of the past three Tours. At this year's Critérium du Dauphiné , there's a new rider catching the eye, turning heads, and giving international television commentators a headache as they try to pronounce his name: Tao Geoghegan Hart . In his second year as a professional, and with a new contract in the works, the 23-year-old has been the standout support rider as Geraint Thomas has stamped his authority on the Dauphiné. He set the pace on the ...

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