Marcel Kittel: God of the Argonauts

It’s super sprinter Marcel Kittel’s 24th birthday today and I say: all hail the god of the Argonauts!

As I’m not the type to do in-depth analysis on sprinters (I leave that to Tim), I’ve gone down the more visual route. Celebrate the day with a snack while watching our Argonaut film festival!

Fresher than a fresh thing from Fresh Town

Shimano TV made this little film of our hero:

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Rider updates: Mark Cavendish, Marcel Kittel and Peter Sagan

It’s been a couple of months since the VeloVoices team last reviewed the progress of our selected riders to watch in 2012. I’m following three sprinters: reigning world champion Mark Cavendish, Argos-Shimano’s Marcel Kittel and Liquigas’ Peter Sagan. Each of the three have added victories to their season’s tally since my last update, so here’s a quick run-down of how they have been doing in recent weeks.

Mark Cavendish (Sky)

Image courtesy of Wikipedia

Results: Won Kuurne-Brussels-Kuurne. Won one stage at Tirreno-Adriatico. Continue reading

Tweets of the Week: Tiny tots, Argonauts and Jens is BACK!

Funny, cruel, odd, personal … you get it all on Twitter. Each week, we’ll have a rundown of some of our favourite tweets. Here are the tweets for the week ending 1st April 2012.

Da do Ronde Ronde Ronde da do Ronde Ronde

Is this how many Rondes this little fan thinks Tommeke can win?

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