In this video from the race organisers, Flanders Classics, the Swiss rider – known affectionately as 'Spartacus' – talks about his trio of wins in one of cycling's most prestigious races, and especially his first win in 2010 when he beat two-time winner Tom Boonen with a devastating attack on the climb of the Muur van Geraardsbergen.
Cancellara also remembers the crowds, the tension in the fresh morning air, and what it felt like entering "the arena" before the "mission."
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