Pandemonium in Provence: Tour de France crowds out of control on Ventoux

On a day that should have created enough drama of its own in sporting terms, the Tour de France stage 12 to Chalet Reynard on the Mont Ventoux turned into pandemonium thanks to heaving crowds of fans that closed in on the group of race leader Chris Froome (Sky), and his companions in the attack, Bauke Mollema (Trek-Segafredo) and Richie Porte (BMC).

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Laura Weislo
Managing Editor

Laura Weislo has been with Cyclingnews since 2006 after making a switch from a career in science. As Managing Editor, she coordinates coverage for North American events and global news. As former elite-level road racer who dabbled in cyclo-cross and track, Laura has a passion for all three disciplines. When not working she likes to go camping and explore lesser traveled roads, paths and gravel tracks. Laura specialises in covering doping, anti-doping, UCI governance and performing data analysis.