Team Sky aim for the heavens with Norway’s Edvald Boasson Hagen
22-year-old Edvald Boasson Hagen, from Lillehammer, Norway, has risen this year to No3 in the world, behind Alberto Contador and Andy Schleck.
Boasson Hagen will leaved Colombia-HTC to join British Cycling’s Team Sky in 2010.
“It’s really exciting to be joining such a good team and I can’t wait for next season,” said the Norwegian champion.
“I’ve had two fine years in Columbia with a good sporting director and good riders, but I wanted to try something new and got the opportunity to speak to (sporting director) Scott Sunderland and Sky,” Boasson Hagen told a news conference, adding he had signed a three-year deal.