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Warner Bros. Discovery kicks of Vuelta coverage with BTS doc

Warner Bros. Discovery kicks of Vuelta coverage with BTS doc

Documentary follows former ski mountaineer turned road cyclist Anton Palzer Warner Bros. Discovery has launched its coverage of the Vuelta a España with a behind-the-scenes…

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Documentary follows former ski mountaineer turned road cyclist Anton Palzer Warner Bros. Discovery has launched its coverage of the Vuelta a España with a behind-the-scenes documentary.

Breaking The Cycle is a 45-minute show, produced in partnership with Red Bull Media House, giving behind-the-scenes access as Anton Palzer moved from ski mountaineering to road cycling ahead of the 2021 Vuelta a España.

It will give Palzer’s inner thoughts as he explains why he decided to switch sports and his nervousness at joining the established BORA-hansgrohe cycling team, and is available through discovery+, Eurosport, and GCN+ from 15 August.

Maximilian Haidbauer, head of athlete content at Red Bull Media House, said: “We aim to inspire audiences across the globe with positive, authentic, ’beyond the ordinary’ stories and content. Anton Palzer’s is a remarkable Athlete on an unusual journey, and we are thrilled to tell his story.”

The 21-stage Vuelta begins on 19 August, and will be shown across Europe, East Asia, the Indian subcontinent and Asia-Pacific regions on discovery+, Eurosport and GCN+.

Shoulder programming will follow the action, with The Breakaway once again fronted by Orla Chennaoui in the UK, Les Rois de la Pedale presented by Geraldine Weber in France and La Montonera anchored by Adrian Garcia in Spain. Warner Bros. Discovery Sports’ team of cycling experts – from Alberto Contador and Juan Antonio Flecha in Spain to Jacky Durand in France – will give their insights and thoughts while reporters Laura Meseguer, Sander Kleikers and Francois Xavier Rallet will be on-site speaking to those […]

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