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TOUR’22: Michael Mørkøv VS The Time Cut

TOUR’22: Michael Mørkøv VS The Time Cut

Rider Interview: One of the most moving stories from the 2022 Tour de France was at the back of the race. Recognised as the best…

Thursday, Aug 04

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Rider Interview: One of the most moving stories from the 2022 Tour de France was at the back of the race. Recognised as the best ‘lead-out man’ in the WorldTour, Michael Mørkøv fought to stay in the race through sickness, hot weather and the fastest Tour in History. He lost his battle against the time limit, but only after a big fight. Ed Hood caught up with Michael to hear all about it. Tour’22 team’s presentation in Copenhagen The 2022 Tour de France was a memorable one, packed with dramas, one which for me was particularly poignant came on Stage 15 when Quick Steps’s famous Dane, Michael Mørkøv missed the time cut and his Tour ended. He’s renowned as the best lead out man in the world and he’s not a man who quits many races – we needed to know more about what had happened and a few days after the Tour finished we caught up with the man to discuss his 2022 Tour de France:

PEZ: It must have been a wonderful experience to start the biggest race in the world in your home city of Copenhagen?
Michael Mørkøv: It was truly amazing and I feel very lucky to have been part of it – the public support was massive; an extraordinary turn out with an estimated two million people roadside. Copenhagen – Michael Mørkøv stage 1 time trial PEZ: A great start for Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl with Yves Lampaert winning the Stage One time test, was […]

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