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Discovery of the great mechanics of the Tour on the finish line


STORY - "An arrival is roughly one thousand two hundred cars and one hundred and twenty 38 tonnes," says Stéphane Boury, responsible for the Tour arrival sites since 2016.

Control Tower.

Placed on the finish line, which he is responsible for at Amaury Sport Organisation, the organizer of the Tour, Stéphane Boury, occupies a dream place for all fans of the Grande Boucle.

But in the torrent of noise, tension and passion that surges, he

“never sees who wins.

The moment of maximum stress comes when the race is 20 km away.

I get the whole line cleared so it's clean and I keep an eye on everything, so that someone doesn't come out of nowhere, paying attention to those who have grievances.

I tackled one two years ago, on arrival from La Roche-sur-Foron, he came out behind the first two.

I thought to myself, “If he passes on the right, I tie him.”

I tackled him, I lifted him and I boarded him.

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The Polish Michal Kwiatkowski and the Ecuadorian Richard Carapaz (Ineos), who paraded for the photographers, did not realize anything.

An environmental activist similarly supported the victory of Remco Evenepoel...

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Source: lefigaro

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