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Gallery: Contador and Riis go skydiving

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Contador and his instructor in freefall

Contador and his instructor in freefall
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Alberto Contador in freefall

Alberto Contador in freefall
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Time are hard so wind tunnel testing was done on a budget

Time are hard so wind tunnel testing was done on a budget
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Riis comes down to earth with a bump

Riis comes down to earth with a bump
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Alberto Contador fastens up

Alberto Contador fastens up
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This what I'm going to do when Karpets rides next to me

This what I'm going to do when Karpets rides next to me
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Bjarne Riis goes through the training session

Bjarne Riis goes through the training session
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(Image credit: Tim de Waele/TDWSport.com)
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Contador jumps out at 12,000ft

Contador jumps out at 12,000ft
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Hang on. I don't think this is such a good idea

Hang on. I don't think this is such a good idea
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Contador enjoys the spectacular view

Contador enjoys the spectacular view
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The Saxo Bank crew pose for the cameras after take off

The Saxo Bank crew pose for the cameras after take off
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Bueno. Contador is relaxed before the jump

Bueno. Contador is relaxed before the jump
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Hands up if you want to jump out of this aeroplane

Hands up if you want to jump out of this aeroplane
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Bjarne Riis and Alberto Contador are all smiles after the jump

Bjarne Riis and Alberto Contador are all smiles after the jump
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Alberto Contador and his Saxo Bank team brought their trip in Israel to a close with a spectacular skydive on the coast of the country.

The Spanish climber has spent the last week in the Middle Eastern country setting up a number of initiatives as well as taking part in a night-time criterium.

Contador is yet to find out the verdict of his CAS case, with a final ruling expected in January. If found guilty he could face a lengthy ban.

 For a photo gallery of Contador and Riis jumping out of a plane at 12,000ft, click here.