8 key moments that won the Tour de France for Chris Froome

From the winds of Zélande to the heights of Alpe d'Huez, these are the moments that really counted

Chris Froome on stage twenty-one of the 2015 Tour de France (Watson)

(Image credit: Watson)

This year's Tour de France was as epic as ever, spanning three countries, 23 days and more than 2,000 miles of riding, as 198 cyclists battled it out for the biggest prize in cycling.

At the time the race is wonderfully chaotic, a hectic maelstrom of attacks and crashes, sprint finishes, solo attacks, canny tactics and outrageous bravery. When the dust settles, however, the race crystallises into a handful of key moments when everything hung in the balance and, in 2015, Chris Froome proved his mettle on the way to an outstanding win.

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