Stage 3 comments

Boonen relaxed, Nuyens confident, McEwen angry, O'Grady unsurprised, Hulsmans happy, Zabriskie mellow, Wrolich super, Roberts awesome, Davis closer

You'd think Tom Boonen (Quick.Step) would be excited at winning two stages in a row of the Tour de France, but when Belgian TV's VRT show caught up with him after stage three, the boy wonder was taking it all in his stride. "I prepared myself well for this Tour," he said. "I did everything I should have done; there was only a slight panic with that toothache. "This tour is not comparable to the Classics. This has a bigger impact because it's a tour, not one day. It's constant attention from the press, so it's very different.

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