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4: Dumoulin hits pause

4: Dumoulin hits pause

Update: 2021-01-271
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The cycling world has been rocked by the decision of one of the sport’s stars, Tom Dumoulin, to hit the pause button on his career.

The Dutchman is taking time out, with the blessing of his team, Jumbo-Visma, to decide whether he wants to continue or not.

The news broke 24 hours after the release of last week’s episode, a special with Jumbo-Visma from their training camp in Spain, including an interview with Dumoulin in which he discussed his goals for 2021.

What led to the decision, and what are the chances of Dumoulin returning? Richard Moore, Lionel Birnie and Daniel Friebe discuss the 2017 Giro d’Italia winner’s decision and share their memories of a rider who is elegant on the bike and charming off it.

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4: Dumoulin hits pause

4: Dumoulin hits pause

Lionel Birnie, Daniel Friebe, Richard Moore