Mark Cavendish & Lucy Garner World Champions


Great Britain has had a ball this weekend in Copenhagen at the Cycling World Championships. In a heart stopping final 10km, Mark Cavendish managed to pick his way through the bunch to become World Champion, the first British rider to wear the rainbow jersey since 1965 when the incredible Tom Simpson won. Lucy Garner was also crowned Junior World Champion.

Lucy also came first at Weaver Valley's Cheshire Classic Road Race back in April. I would like to think our hill sprint finish gave her early season practice for an incredible win where she took metres out of the opposition!

I'm a massive fan of Mark Cavendish. I've followed him since I first saw him with T-Mobile at the Tour of Britain and I loved reading his autobiography. I hope he follows up with a second edition after an incredible year which has seen him pick the Green jersey at the Tour de France and now the rainbow jersey as World Champion. A phenomenal talent by any stretch of the imagination.

Both are an inspiration to us all and have done the country very proud.

A shout out must also go out to Bradley Wiggins, picking up a very credible second place behind Fabian Cancellera in the Time Trial Championships before going on to pull the whole peloton along to bring back the break for Cav to go on and win today. Incredible.

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