Richie Porte smashes Everest challenge on Col de la Madone just a week after Tour de France

Not content with 3,000km of racing, the Australian took on another impressive test

(Image credit: Yuzuru SUNADA)

After a fairly disappointing return to the Tour de France, Richie Porte opted to let off some steam by completing a heroic Everest challenge just days after the final stage of the Grand Tour.

Trek-Segafredo rider Porte took to the slopes of the Col de la Madone on Saturday (August 3) to take on the huge effort to celebrate the birthday of friend and professional triathlete Cameron Wurf.

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