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Ian Boswell – “A three year deal with Sky gives me confidence”

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Ian Boswell

Baby Giro winner, Joe Dombrowski is just half the story when it comes to rising US stars joining Team Sky for 2013. Dombrowski’s friend, countryman and Bontrager-Livestrong team mate, Ian Boswell is another young man who’s been busy this year, attracted a lot of attention and will be joining the Team Sky juggernaut.

The 21 year-old was second in the U23 Liege-Bastogne-Liege and fifth in both the Tour of Utah and Tour de l’Avenir.

Boswell took time off from ‘camping, hunting and fishing’ in Bend, Oregon to chat to VeloVeritas not long before he prepared to fly back to London for a Sky get together.

Why Sky, Ian, we heard there were eight teams after you?

“I had a list of criteria which I prepared; it had to be a premier team with an emphasis on GC riding which could help me fulfil my ambitions in that area.

“I also wanted a team with a strong emphasis on time trials – with Bobby Julich on the team I think he’ll be a