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Thomas Voeckler, the trick box of French cycling

2022-09-23T15:51:34.254Z

PORTRAIT – The former darling of the French public shines in many areas. Runner, Thomas Voeckler was not afraid of anything. Nor anyone. Sparkling, intrepid, he ensured the show, twisting his face and his body, ready to do anything to move the mountains. Having become a coach, he evolves in the same register: “When I had applied for the position of manager of the France team (in June 2019), I had said to the president of the federation (Michel Callot): “I would like to



Runner, Thomas Voeckler was not afraid of anything.

Nor anyone.

Sparkling, intrepid, he ensured the show, twisting his face and his body, ready to do anything to move the mountains.

Having become a coach, he evolves in the same register:

“When I had applied for the position of manager of the France team

(in June 2019),

I had said to the president of the federation

(Michel Callot):

“I would like to be able to make guys run with the spirit that drove me”, except that they are stronger than I was.

On his list shine the world titles of Julian Alaphilippe (2020, 2021) and the European medals (silver of Arnaud Démare in 2020 and 2022 and bronze of Benoît Cosnefroy in 2021).

"The way the French team has run in recent years is just brilliant

," said the experienced Romain Bardet back in the blue jersey.

Cohesion, inspiration, the Voeckler touch.

“I kind of do it my way.

I have very little merit.

It comes down to the runners because they are…

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Source: lefigaro

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