Last year FDJ physio Sophie Chavanel shared her experiences throughout the season. This year it’s the turn of her husband, sprinter Sebastien Chavanel, who has returned to ride for FDJ as Nacer Bouhanni’s poisson pilote. Seb will be VeloVoices’ man in the peloton, revealing team tactics and giving his view of how races unfold for FDJ. Here’s his tale from last week’s French stage race Etoile de Besseges. Continue reading
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On tour with Sophie Chavanel: Tales from the 100th Tour de France
While our thoughts are turning towards the final grand tour of the year, we’re still keen to hear about the Tour de France from the perspective of Sophie Chavanel, physiotherapist at FDJ, who shares her experiences and insights from a challenging and ultimately disappointing Tour for the team.
I’m back from the Tour! A little delayed. Sorry! Continue reading
On tour with Sophie Chavanel: Tales from the Giro
We’re still not quite ready to say farewell to the Giro, even though our thoughts are starting to turn towards July’s centenary Tour. Here’s another behind-the-scenes report from Sophie Chavanel, physiotherapist at FDJ, who shares her experiences and insights from a challenging Giro. Continue reading