Guillaume Martin takes Tour de l'Avenir stage win with philosophy

Guillaume Martin

Guillaume Martin (Image credit: Pierre Carrey)

A "philosopher-climber" took the stage victory and the lead of mountains classification at the Tour de l'Avenir Thursday, at the French-Italian border, in the ski resort of La Rosière. Indeed, Guillaume Martin, the Frenchman who is now second overall at three seconds behind Austria's Gregor Mühlberger, completed Masters in philosophy in June at Nanterre University, close to Paris. His subject of studies was, somehow a question of sport: the links between spirit and body in the work of Friedrich Nietzsche.

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