Thursday, 11 June 2020

#LockdownThrowback 9 @thewomenstour stage 4 : 1 Year ago today. Kasia wins!

1 year ago today. 
Kasia wins!   Women's Tour 2019. 
Burton Dassett Country Park, Warwickshire 

Here we have the opening video for Facebook Live as the stage rolled out in Warwickshire and then the audio from that final lap on top of what has become known on tour as 'Mount Dassett'. 
Kasia Niewiadoma winning was reminiscent of her dominant win in in that spring's Amstel Gold Race and Lizzie Deignan's Roche-esque ascent of that final climb to take third was something else. 

If you have time and want the full picture of the day watch both. If you want to cut to the ripping action on the climb (plus an unbelievably loud bell) just watch the second one. Enjoy





Wednesday, 10 June 2020

#lockdownthrowback 8 : 1 year ago today! Stage 3 Women's Tour, Blenheim Palace

Here we have the last 4k of live finish line commentary. 
Again, un-published until now, exactly one year on to the day.  
Having been in the box at the finish line all day and joined by Rebecca Charlton to pick over the happenings out on the road Jez is then joined by forward announcer on the race Carl Lawrenson to whip up the crowds and bring the riders home. 


Tuesday, 9 June 2020

#lockdownthrowback 7. 1 year ago today - Women's Tour Stage 2, Kent CycloPark

Exactly one year ago today.  

Here we have the as yet unpublished recording of the closing stages of what was arguably the most important and 'stacked' circuit race ever to be held in England. Stage two of last years OVO Energy Women's Tour at the Kent CycloPark. What a great day in the sunshine for those that were lucky enough to be there one year ago. 

If you weren't (and if you were), have a listen to this... 

Live commentary starting with the voice of Jez Cox who was positioned at the top of the BMX track overlooking the back end of the course and then Carl Lawrenson who was in the box overlooking the finish line.