Cyclist Hugo Houle just released the best result of his career on Tirreno-Adriatico, a world tour of the Tour de France. The former Tour de France champion and several other big stars broke into the top 10.
Tadej Pogacar, Egan Bernal, Vincenzo Nibali, Romain Bardet, Nairo Quintana and some of Hugo Houle who followed them temporarily relieved their obligations as members of the model team.
After losing time in the fifth stage of Tirreno, captain Jakob Fuglsang served the Quebecer to protect him. It was an unusual situation that made him very happy. . In the end, Houle ranked 13th in the overall score. If it were not for the strategy of the previous few days, he would do better.
The final 10.1km time trial was too short on Tuesday to change the level. The 22-year-old Slovenian Pogačar was the winner of the previous Tour de France and he won the race before the Wout van Aert race in Belgium.
The 30-year-old Quebec was always humble and did not conceal his joy. After the event, Houle drove back to Monaco for seven hours and spent the night.
“What I didn’t expect was. I was stuck by the top ten and the best in the world. It was heartening to see Jacob doing this for me. This is an important result and very important to me. We also won the classification of the team,” Houle explained.
Guillaume Boivin contributed to the success of his Israeli entrepreneurial national team in Tirreno, and he praised the performance of his compatriots. “Being a leader here is an achievement. You can’t hide it. It requires strength and bold ideas.”
“I don’t know another rider so determined,” the businessman Louis Garneau also commented.
The Sainte-Perpétue athlete also knew the severe sacrifice that led to his summit. Foreigners, pandemics, etc., he missed his family.
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He said: “I want to be in the top ten in one of the games.”
Hugo is a fighter. His mother Diane Allard concluded: “He has a dream, and he is doing everything he can to achieve it.”