VeloVoices Awards 2016: Unsung Hero (Male)

They work tirelessly for everyone but themselves. They strap themselves into those ridiculous bidon-vests and pick up their body weight in bottles for their teammates. They ride into the wind to give their captain shelter without batting an eyelid. They are the unsung heroes of the peloton. But we’re singin’ today … here are our picks for this award …
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Our man in the peloton: Sebastien Chavanel tackles Oman

We caught up with FDJ sprinter Sebastien Chavanel after he returned from his first trip to the Middle East and the Tour of Oman. For a rider who’s more used to nights spent in French hotel chains, this was a week in the lap of luxury with plenty of enthusiastic support from the locals.

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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.

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