Pezcyclingnews: Pez Talk: Joe Dombrowski


Jan 3, 2005
Joe Dombrowski was one of the brightest stars in 2012, he was snapped-up by the all-powerful Sky team, but things didn’t work out. Three years on and iliac artery surgery and the man from Virginia is back on track for success. Ed Hood caught up with Dombrowski in his French home in Nice, days after his win in the Tour of Utah. The Baby Giro 2012 and its all down to a pursuit match between two young men on the last major climb of the race The Gavia. Joe Dombrowski (USA) leads whilst Fabio Aru (Italy – and now Astana) chases – but in vain, Dombrowski holds out to take the stage and the GC.When the slim man from Virginia signed for Team Sky at the end of that season we expected great things; but health problems which required an operation to the iliac artery and the fact that whilst Sky may know how to win the Tour de France its perhaps not the best team to nurture young talent meant that we never saw the Dombrowski of the 2012 Baby Giro.Until now that is; a successful operation to resolve the artery problem and a move to the Cannondale-Garmin team where the vibe is a tad less robotic than the British behemoth means weve finally seen what Mr. Dombrowski is really capable of.Attacking on Stage Six of the Tour of Utah to take the win on the day and the overall lead, he successfully defended his jersey on Stage Seven...

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