After stage thirteen in the Tour de France, Omer Goldstein is officially the first Israeli rider to make it into a breakaway. During his unforgettable day in front, with two breakaway companions, the Israeli ITT champion took second place on a KOM and won an intermediate sprint. Compliments all over
Sprinting on the Champs-Élysées is something else. It is that last burst of power after 21 days of tough racing in the biggest cycling race in the world. It is that last chance to claim a very important stage victory while millions of people are watching live on television. It
He is certainly one of the tallest riders in the Tour de France this year, Reto Hollenstein. At almost two meters tall, he is about to return to the biggest stage race in the world. From 2014 to 2017, the Swiss skyscraper raced four consecutive Tour de Frances. After three
Let’s go back to 2018 when Dan Martin attacks with 1.2 kilometers to the finish line on the Mûr de Bretagne. His competitors try to follow but give up. Martin, being chased by Pierre Latour and, a few moments later, by Alejandro Valverde, looks back a few times in the
The Breakaway The Solo Escape The Podium Ceremony Krists Neilands, our Latvian guy, is the man of the day! Taking takes historic first for Israel Start-Up Nation at Tour de France and was awarded the combativity prize. We are collecting a nice list of “firsts” in this Tour De France,
Israel Start-Up Nation report from the Tour de France: The historic first Tour de France for Israel Start-Up Nation has barely passed its third day and we’ve already achieved the first big moment for the team. In a dramatic and exciting final sprint in the French city of Sisteron, the
Wounds licked, pain tolerated, Niv “in control“ There is never an “easy day” in the TDF, but after the harsh welcome we had in the opener, today the two 1st category mountains (and some more) — looked pretty tolerable. Of course, it’s all relative. Nobody in his right mind can
”THE MOST NERVE-WRACKING RACE EVER ” Those were the words of a VETERAN rider. Not a ROOKIE. But our Belgian rider Tom Van Asbroeck meant every word he said. He just finished the 156 km stage, and could not believe the amount of pressure and nervousness he had seen
SCICON SPORTS UNVEILS THE NEXT GENERATION IN SPORT PERFORMANCE EYEWEAR WITH THE AEROWING AND AEROSHADE Friday August 28 2020, Mussolente, Italy – Scicon Sports, a leader in product design and one of the latest brands to enter the world of sport performance eyewear, has today released the next generation in
Team Israel Start-Up Nation is eager and ready to take on its very first Tour de France – and this year’s edition is a great one! Mountains, mountains, and more mountains will challenge our eight riders on their three-week trip from Nice to the Champs Elysees. What will they face?
ADAMS: “AN HISTORIC MOMENT THAT WE PROUDLY SHARE IN ISRAEL AND ALL OVER THE WORLD” ADAMS: “WE WILL BE IN THE MIX IN EVERY STAGE!” BARON: “WE HOPE TO INSPIRE A NEW GENERATION IN ISRAEL” NIV: “A DREAM COME TRUE, WE ARE ABOUT TO MAKE HISTORY” NICE, August 26, 2020
Israeli technology to protect the team and the public Nice/Tel Aviv, August 25, 2020, Team Israel Start-Up Nation will use new innovative Israeli COVID-19 protective masks — as extreme measures are taken to ensure the safety of the biggest and most famous race in the world, the Tour de France.
Team Israel Start-Up Nation’s Guy Niv: “It might sound cliché, but my dream of a lifetime has now been realized”. Co-owner Sylvan Adams: “It’s a proud moment for the country, for Israeli sports and for me.” Team manager Kjell Carlström: “It will be the toughest challenge of his life, but
The Tour de France is regarded as the most prestigious and hardest bicycle race in the world. The first Tour de France took place in 1903, with just 60 individual riders taking on six-stages which covered 2,428 km. It has now evolved into a 20-team race, made up of riders