TdF 2013 stage 3

TdF stage 3: Gerrans grabs glory

Stage 3: Ajaccio to Calvi, 145.5km

Simon Gerrans snatched victory with a well-timed throw of the handlebars to edge out Cannondale’s Peter Sagan. The-33 year-old Australian has already won stages in all three Grand Tours, but this was the first Tour de France stage win for Orica-GreenEDGE, two days after their team bus wreaked havoc at the finish of the opening stage.
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Guest Voice Nathalie Novembrini: Managing emotions at the Tour

Are you suffering from a dry mouth, palpitations and rising levels of excitement? If the answer’s yes then you probably have Tour fever. To help us cope with the inevitable strains and stresses of covering a grand tour, we’ve brought on board sports psychologist and friend of VeloVoices Nathalie Novembrini. She’s going to talk us through the gamut of emotions experienced by those brave boys in the peloton during a three-week race. Continue reading