Boonen secures sixth-stage success

Boonen secures sixth-stage success

There are 2 comments on the The Press Association story from Jul 13, 2007, titled Boonen secures sixth-stage success. In it, The Press Association reports that:

Belgium's Tom Boonen won stage six of the Tour de France despite Bradley Wiggins' best attempts to cross the line first as the Briton made a fitting tribute to the late Tom Simpson.Simpson was the first ...

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Tony Moore

Canada

#1 Jul 15, 2007
On Friday July 13th 1967 I was 18 and babysitting with my girlfriend.(By the way, we are still good friends.....) Anyway, we were just getting to the fumbling stage when on came the 9 O'Clock news and the terrible images of our hero Tom Simpson dying on the slopes of the Ventoux......
It was the first time I cried since childhood.
Friday July 13th 2007 was the second.....
Bradley Wiggins, you got SOUL.....
Tony Moore,
Quebec
My Opinion_El Paso_TX

United States

#2 Jul 17, 2007
Tony Moore wrote:
On Friday July 13th 1967 I was 18 and babysitting with my girlfriend.(By the way, we are still good friends.....) Anyway, we were just getting to the fumbling stage when on came the 9 O'Clock news and the terrible images of our hero Tom Simpson dying on the slopes of the Ventoux......
It was the first time I cried since childhood.
Friday July 13th 2007 was the second.....
Bradley Wiggins, you got SOUL.....
Tony Moore,
Quebec
Thanks for sharing Tony. It's always a sad day when we see an athelete die, while participating in the sport they love and trained all they life for.

This years TDF has certainly provided plenty of surprises and excitement. I just hope that the bike crashes quit taking place.

Cheers

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