Colombian professional racing cyclist who is best known for his association with the Team Sky racing club. Specializing in the road discipline and in climbing, he is known for having won the Overall in the Paris-Nice race in 2017
He first started competing in amateur and junior race events in 2005. He then went on to start his professional career in 2012. He went on to win Stage 3 at the Colta ao Algarve in 2013 and in 2017 he placed first in the National Road Race Championships.
His first major win came in 2013 at the Grand Tours event where he won the TTT Stage at the Giro d'Italia.
He was born and raised in Rionegro, Colombia and shared a photo with his wife and daughter through Instagram in December of 2017.
In 2005 he won two stages of the Junior Vuelta del Porvenir and finished second behind Rigoberto Urán.