Sacrifice and the slipstream

Nicolas Roche has made huge personal and professional sacrifices to be part of one of the strongest teams in world sport.

15th August, 2015
Nicolas Roche

The abuse just rolls over his head by now. It’s about as troublesome to him as a light headwind. He just lowers himself a little closer to the handlebars and lets the stream of hatred flow over his head and slip away.

Three weeks ago, Nicolas Roche linked arms with the rest of his Team Sky team-mates as they rolled down the Champs-Élysées and celebrated the toil and sacrifice they had put into...

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