How Jumbo-Visma became the best cycling team in the world (part 3): ‘Moneyball’, the new transfer policy that brought the team to the absolute top

Hat-trick for Jumbo-Visma in the first stage of Paris-Nice 2022: Laporte on one, Van Aert on two, Roglic on three.© Getty Images

A sprinter with a broken kneecap. An ex-ski jumper who has fallen badly. A crosser from Belgium. And a Danish boy who works in the fish market. Four nonsensical transfers push Jumbo-Visma to the top of cycling. “It certainly wasn’t a fluke.”

Jan-Pieter de Vlieger


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