Richard Carapaz With Team EF Education-Easypost having announced the team has signed Giro d’Italia winner Richard Carapaz on a three-year contract, Roadcycling.com brings its readers an interview with Carapaz.
Ecuadorian Carapaz is currently concluding his 2022 season at the Vuelta a Espana for the British Ineos Grenadiers team for which he signed in 2022 and delivered General Classification podium finishes in the 2020 Vuelta a Espana, the 2021 Tour de France, and the Giro d’Italia 2022, thus showing remarkable consistency and team loyalty.
Arguably the most accomplished professional cyclist Ecuador has produced, Carapaz has competed in the WorldTour since 2016. In 2021 he won gold at the road race of the Tokyo Olympics and claimed the overall title at the Tour de Suisse. Carapaz is the defending national time trial champion of Ecuador but will need to further improve his performance in this discipline to be able to secure a Grand Tour victory for his new EF Education-Easypost team.
Despite a lengthy list of valuable race results, Carapaz says he is not done yet.
“When you conquer one thing, you want more. I’m one of those people who wants more,” Carapaz explains. “There are still things I haven’t achieved. I’d like to try to win another grand tour. A life goal has always been to win the Tour de France. It’s something I will fight for. I know it’s possible. I know what my potential is and what I can do, what I can achieve, and I’m fighting for this dream. Every day […]