Sunday, 22 July 2012

The Amazing Wiggins


Just a tiny post to say well done to Team Sky for their amazing performance in the Tour de France this year! I've loved every minute of it. Wiggins, Froome, Cavendish and the rest - congratulations on your achievements but don't rest too much, now you've got to win us some gold medals as part of Team GB!

Last year I managed to link the TDF with writing, with some rather tortured analogies - here.

12 comments:

Dolores Doolittle said...

Yes, Womag - wasn't it a Joy, and how lovely to share it here!

We lived in France for some years & got addicted, specially when it passed close enough to watch from the side of the road, and scrabble for goodies from the publicity caravan. (we caught awizened sausage).

But what an enormous Thrill that GB won this time! (And they seem like such lovely fellas). Joy-filled congratulations to them, and can't wait to see them in the Olympics.

Old Kitty said...

Big hoorah for Colonel Wiggo!

Take care
x

Anonymous said...

This year is the Queen’s Jubilee,
And I’ve just been watching T.V.
The Wigg’s eclipsed Lance
In the Tour de France -
So where is the man’s M.B.E.?

www.paulfreeman.weebly.com

JO said...

I'm not into cycling - but recognise what a huge achievement this is. And what a boost it will give to all those young cyclist at home with dreams.

Gail Crane said...

How good to see GB winning something! Let's hope it is just the beginning for the GB team over the next few weeks.

Sally Zigmond said...

Go Wiggo!

No, I've not just jumped on the bandwaggon. I have been following cycling both on track and road for many years and the TDF for 20 years or so. British cycling success hasn't come from nowhere but has steadily been building over recent years. And I have followed Bradley and Cav and all other fantastic British cyclists in all their other cycling exploits. (Cav winning the World Road Race Championship last year was a stunning achievement.

(Several years ago, when building our house, we put a time trial cyclist as a weather vane. We christened it Wiggo back then!

I love cycling as a sport. And can't wait for the Olympics. But the TDF is the bee's knees. It is the most gruelling, body-sapping, exciting and amazing sporting event in the world. Let us not forget Chris Froome, another outstanding cyclist. A, loyal lieutenant to Bradley's captaincy of the brilliant Sky term, he also achieved second place. TWO Brits!

I am so, so happy!

womagwriter said...

Paul - that is a brilliant little ditty and I fully expect Brad to become Sir Brad in the New Year's Honours.

Sally - I remembered you are a huge fan too! We've been watching it for 20 years as well.

Patsy said...

I predict an increase in the writing of sports based short fiction over the next few months - wonder if the magizines will want them or be sick of the subject?

womagwriter said...

Should have thought of that six months ago, Mrs!

Geraldine Ryan said...

Yes, wasn't it brilliant! Such teamwork. Such gentlemen!

Maria said...

Fantastic effort from the whole team! I hope they do well in the Olympics now.

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