17/07/2013 | by Alex
Unless you have been living in another universe, you must have heard about the Tour de France which is currently happening in the land of baguette and saucisson. This year the 100th Tour de France will once again be the most watched sport event in the world; the 3rd most popular sporting event to be more precise, after the Fifa World Cup and the Olympics.
Every year the Tour de France brings its batch of breathtaking landscapes, amazing races, contested finishes, drugs affairs and crashes. Painful crashes.
To celebrate the 100th popular Tour de France we offer you our own story about the TDF; we made a selection of 10 insane crash photos from the Tour de France. Road cycling can be dangerous, most of all when you are sprinting for the win to the finish line speeding over 60km/h…
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Always wear a helmet, stay safe.
1-Sprint crash – 90′s
2-John Hoogerland crash – 2011
3- Mark Cavendish – 2010
4- Sprint crash – 2000′s
5- Group crash – 2010
6- Group crash – 2007
7-Crash caused by a dog – 2012
8- Group crash – 2002
9- Group crash – 2013
10- Group crash – 2012
Team Orica-Greenedge bus – 2013