Pete Kennaugh takes 'indefinite break' from cycling due to mental health issues

Pete Kennaugh takes 'indefinite break' from cycling due to mental health issues

Joe Robinson 5 Apr 2019 Isle of Man rider first brought problems to light last summer Two-time British road race champion Pete Kennaugh is to take an indefinite break from professional cycling due to ongoing mental health issues. Announced by his Bora-Hansgrohe team today in a short statement, it confirmed that the 29-year-old will step away from the sport with immediate effect with no indication as to when he may return to the sport. Kennaugh has already raced in 2019 starting with the Challenge Mallorca series in February before also participating at the Vuelta a Murcia and UAE Tour stage races as recently as last month. The decision to step away from racing comes as a mutual understanding between rider and team. In the statement, Kennaugh wrote: 'I would like to thank everyone at Bora-Hansgrohe for their support and understanding to allow me to recover away from the sport. I ...

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