Stage 9 of the Tour de France had everything – sweat, tears, crushed dreams, dreams coming true, insane inclines, heat and ice vests. It also had a game of tag for the Tour teams’s social media bods to get involved in. It almost felt like Twitter hadn’t hit the skids … Here is your Puy de Dôme Moment of Joy
Stage 9 of the Tour de France was BRUTAL. The leg-breaking parcours in the run to the Puy de Dôme followed by the agonising kilometres of the legendary climb itself. I don’t have one moment of joy today, instead I offer a salute to the riders who conquered the Puy today.