Primož Roglič always wanted to fly. As a kid in his native Slovenia, he took up ski jumping. Soon, he was junior world champion. His best ever jump was 183 metres. Following a crash which forced him to hang up his skis, he started cycling in 2012, at the age of 22. The next year, he joined the professional ranks. By 2016, he was racing for the Team Jumbo Visma organisation and won a stage at the Giro. In 2017, he won a stage at the Tour, The next year, he finished fourth overall. 2019 was his best year yet. He won 13 races, finished on the podium at the Giro, and took home the overall winner’s jersey at the Vuelta. He is now a rockstar in Slovenia. Watching him soar up mountains in grand tours in the coming years is going to be fun.