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"I'm really happy to be joining the UAE Team Emirates family. With such a diverse group of riders and staff it makes for a really special atmosphere that I can see myself thriving in," Fisher-Black said in a UAE Team Emirates press release. "Stepping up to World Tour and finding my level and rhythm will take time but I hope I can contribute to the team leaders and in time, bring home some nice victories along the way as well."
UAE Team Emirates CEO Mauro Gianetti has ensured the team's long-term success with several extended contracts, including Pogačar through 2026, Juan Ayuso through 2025, Fisher-Black and German sprinter Felix Groß through 2024, and Mark Hirschi through 2023.
"Finn is a very young rider with enormous talent," Gianetti said. "It's no secret that our goal is to nurture young talents as we are doing with Pogačar, [Mikkel] Bjerg, [Brandon] McNulty, Hirschi, Ayuso and so many others. We are building a team for the present but also for the future."
Jamie Barlow of 258 Protégé: "Finn becomes our first rider to sign World Tour which is a landmark moment and a special one for us at 258, for Finn and his family, UAE Team Emirates have already shown they are developing a young ambitious team and within that environment I believe the name Finn Fisher Black will be one the cycling World hear's a lot of over the coming years."@finnfisherblack
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