Lambie won the world championships two months later over Jonathan Milan from Italy and Ganna who had been relegated to second place. to a silver medal in 2020, to He won the title. He decided that enough was enough.

His thinking was compared to his. to There are many debates that sports fans engage in. “It’s like, oh, who is the best individual pursuit-er in the world right now? I think however you want to slice that, I feel like I’ve got that,” Lambie said. He could have done it. to hang onto the champion’s rainbow stripes for another year, but what was the point?

“I already did that. Why do I need to do it again?”

Now Lambie’s desire is to Explore, a throwback to His life was as an employee at a bicycle shop. He grew the majority of his food himself and chose to do what he enjoyed, instead of following orders.

Last year, he competed in a series of gravel races and tried out for American Magic, the United States entry into next year’s America’s Cup sailing event. Cycling Sailing and racing aren’t as distinct as you might think. More often, racing sailboats’ winches are driven by legs and not arms. This is why the cycling circuit has become so popular. to Locate a “meat battery,” These crew members may be called “Crew Members”

Lambie’s exploration has been marked by what, from the outside, looks like failure. Although he believed he was 50-50 to make the sailing team, he learned that other people had been chosen before him. He may be able to apply for spots again later in the year.

He was thrown out by the gravel racing world, which he used to dominate in cycling.

Last June in the Flint Hills of Kansas — it was alternatively cold, rainy, windy, sunny, hot and humid, a perfect day for masochists on bikes — Lambie competed in the 200-mile race at Unbound, the Super Bowl of gravel cycling. He had also won the 100-mile race at Unbound in 2019.