Powless has 'Best. Birthday. EVER.' – News Shorts

GARD FRANCE SEPTEMBER 03 Neilson Powless of The United States and Team EF Pro Cycling during the 107th Tour de France 2020 Stage 6 a 191km stage from Le Teil to Mont AigoualGard 1560m TDF2020 LeTour on September 03 2020 in Gard France Photo by Michael SteeleGetty Images
American Neilson Powless of EF Pro Cycling celebrated his birthday with a fourth-place finish on stage 6 (Image credit: Getty Images Sport)

American Neilson Powless, in his first Tour de France, celebrated his 24th birthday with a chance at a stage win on Thursday. He got in the stage 6 eight-man breakaway and put his climbing skills on display throughout the 191km route, which ended atop Mont Aigoual. 

He attacked the small group several times along both category three climbs, leading up to the summit finish, and held on for fourth place. 

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