Sepp Kuss, an American cyclist, is poised to emerge victorious in the Vuelta a España.

Despite a challenge from his own teammates, the Colorado native will become the first U.S. winner of a Grand Tour in 10 years

Sepp Kuss from Team Jumbo-Visma celebrates with Jonas Vingegaard and Primož Roglič as they all cross the finish line of Stage 20 in the Vuelta a España. oscar del pozo/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images