Team Sky's British cyclist Chris Froome (C) rides in Madrid during the 21th stage of the 72nd edition of "La Vuelta" Tour of Spain cycling race, a 117.6 km route from Arroyomolinos to Madrid, on September 10, 2017. / AFP / JOSE JORDAN
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Chris Froome has a chance to end his best-ever season on yet another high when he tackles the hilly world time-trial championships course in Bergen Wednesday.A punishing final 3.4 kilometer climb on the 31 kilometer course with gradients reaching 10 percent will favor specialist climbers like Froome over the freight-train time trialists like four-time world champion Tony Martin.Froome has already enjoyed an incredible year, winning the Tour de France for the fourth time and Vuelta a Espana for the first time.I wouldn't look at my family for one second and think it anything other than British".If he was to win Wednesday, Froome would become only the third British world time trial champion behind Chris Boardman, the inaugural winner in 1994, and – almost inevitably – his gigantic cycling shadow Wiggins in 2014 .
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