Disastrous day for Orica-GreenEdge at Tour de France

It might have been a hot and sunny day in Huy, but there was a dark cloud hanging over the Orica-GreenEdge bus at the finish of stage 3. A high-speed crash at the front of the bunch brought down five of their riders, putting a big dent in the team’s ambitions for the Tour de France. The team’s bus began to look more like an impromptu medical unit as rider upon rider rolled up with bits of jersey and skin missing.

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Born in Ireland to a cycling family and later moved to the Isle of Man, so there was no surprise when I got into the sport. Studied sports journalism at university before going on to do a Masters in sports broadcast. After university I spent three months interning at Eurosport, where I covered the Tour de France. In 2012 I started at Procycling Magazine, before becoming the deputy editor of Procycling Week. I then joined Cyclingnews, in December 2013.