GRAHAM WATSON, WORLD-RENOWNED CYCLING PHOTOGRAPHER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT

Graham Watson, one of the renowned professional photographers of the cycling sports has announced his retirement from taking pictures of the sport after about four decades.


His announcement comes after he spent a total of 45 years behind the lens, with 38 years spent travelling the world and capturing images from some of the renowned cycling events such as Tour de France, Giro d’Italia, Paris-Roubaix, Olympic Games and a lot more.

Many of the photographs of the sport taken by Watson have become some iconic and defining images of the sport.

Writing on his website on Wednesday Morning, Watson said:

“I am no longer a cycling photographer. If you want, you can now refer to me as an ex-cycling photographer or as a former cycling photographer. Continue reading “GRAHAM WATSON, WORLD-RENOWNED CYCLING PHOTOGRAPHER ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT”

THOMAS: I PUSHED IT TOO FAR WITH THE WEIGHT LOSS

According to the welsh rider, Geraint Thomas, he pushed his weight loss effort too far in his pursuit of perfection.


The rider from Team Sky has said that the preparation for the tour had caused his extreme weight loss has put him at a disadvantaged position for the 2017 season.

In the weeks leading to the race, Thomas had been marked as the team’s plan B with Chris Froome, the defending champion expected to lead. Thomas had gone on to put up a good performance as he won at Paris but could not maintain that result as he finished at the 17th position at the tour of Romandie also known as tour de Suisse.

Commenting on this disparity between results, he said:

“Suisse wasn’t great and it certainly knocked my confidence but looking back I could see the mistakes I made with losing too much weight, too quickly, while doing loads of training.” Continue reading “THOMAS: I PUSHED IT TOO FAR WITH THE WEIGHT LOSS”

McEwen Not Hopeful About Cadel

Robbie McEwen is not hopeful about Cadel Evan’s consistency as grand tour competitor.  In a recent interview the esteemed Aussie Tour de France stage champion declared that according to him Evans’ regime as a premier tour competitor is almost over by now. He pointed out Evans’ not-so-impressive Tour performance after Giro d’Italia in June where the Victorian drained himself to get to the 3rd position.

Our sources asked McEwen to detail about his thoughts on Evans. “Evans’ performance has been as per my expectations. I felt that it would be tougher for him to score the excellent Giro 3rd in those extreme weather situations just 4 weeks after at Tour de France. Continue reading “McEwen Not Hopeful About Cadel”

Robbie McEwen to retire

During the peak of Robbie McEwen’s career, he was considered as one of the world’s best sprinters. This 39-year-old cycling champion from Brisbane won three times at the sprinters’ classification of Tour de France, and had a record of 12 stage victories on both the Tour Down Under and Giro d’Italia.

McEwen thinks it is a bit odd when soon after he climbed off his bike, realization struck him that he was about to retire. This happens during the Tour of California’s final stage where he was competing for the last time. When he was crossing the line, he felt the finality of his career. He still has to move on, like return to the hotel to relax and muse “all right.” Continue reading “Robbie McEwen to retire”