‘It was epic, like nothing I’ve ever experienced’: Alex Dowsett on his emotions climbing the Tourmalet at Tour de France

The summit is branded into cycling history - Dowsett describes how it feels to ride through the wall of roaring fans

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Alex Dowsett said climbing the Tourmalet was “like nothing I’ve ever experienced,” describing his emotions as he rose to the summit of the iconic mountain.

The Brit has returned to the Tour de France with his Katusha-Alpecin team after a four-year absence, and says he was inspired by the roaring fans as he climbed to the mountain-top finish on stage 14.

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