On tour with Sophie Chavanel: Tales from Down Under

Here’s our first behind-the-scenes report from Sophie Chavanel, physiotherapist at French WorldTour team FDJ, who has kindly agreed to share her experiences and insights when she’s on tour with the team.

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Guest Voice Nathalie Novembrini: Italian women’s cycling

VeloVoices fan: Nathalie Novembrini

Today 24-year old Nathalie Novembrini, one of VeloVoices’ fans, has very kindly contributed a thought-provoking article on the issues facing women’s cycling based on some interviews she’s conducted in Italy in the course of her studies to become a sports psychologist. Nathalie’s based in Bergamo, Italy, and is an ardent fan of all Italian cyclists, particularly Movistar’s Giovanni Visconti, as well as Omega Pharma-Quick Step’s Tom Boonen.

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