During Maximilian chess man speaks to more than 2000 meters of altitude via video conference to representatives of the media and behind him the clouds are hanging down. At some point, the landscape is behind the panorama window, as if wrapped in cotton wool. However, this is not for the professionals of the German team Bora-hansgrohe.
The toil is currently in the Ötztal valley on their wheels. Contrary to work for 18 days Alpine a season, all hope, all hinplanen, but no one knows whether you really can take place. The Peloton, this TRANS-European traveling circus, will, according to the new, verschlanktem calendar from 1. August ride to the pandemic of. And so chess man and co. kicking currently, over mountains and through valleys in Austria and are, ultimately, only something like stowaways in the Corona development.
The 26-year-old chess man is the winner of the last great sporting events that have been held before the Lockdown yet. The Berlin won the tradition as a prestigious stage races, Paris–nice, where he won the Yellow Jersey on the first stage and up to the end defended. From the top step of the victory podium waved to chess man on the 14. March – then only the wheels were not in the (sports)world to a standstill.
The Triumph at Paris–nice was not to be a rip-roaring success, and a development step for one who says, "the most Recent, but also not old". What puts him in this season, once again, in a chest of drawers location. Chess-man, although according to a personal Plan, a very tough schedule, with the Tour de France and many of the remaining one-day classics. But he is allowed to take from the team management still kind of a puppy protection claim – although he will start at some races as a captain. "If it works, it is good. If it doesn't work, it's okay,“ says sport Director Enrico Poitschke, the chess man also premieres at the Paris–Roubaix and the tour of Flanders in view.
Strong legs and a clear head
chess man has soared in the strong Bora-hansgrohe-team in fast-forward by a newcomer with Potential to be a hope for the biggest races. In his career, he has had many a heavy crash with injury, but even more so, many of the opportunities in the storm taken. What sets it apart are the strong legs in the network with a clear head. "I've proven that I have the skills to win different types of races," said chess man, the moves, always on the offensive and floskellos speaks.
The deeds of thirsty racers is fast enough for hard Eintagesritte, has provided the evidence, to be a good time trialist, and asserts itself on the mountain. As the next steps in the career want to be weighed well. The Central questions are: what is the sporting environment, he can unlock the best of the Greatest in the Guild? And one day, out of the all-rounder is a man who drives in the big country tours, success in the overall standings?Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 07:19