Geraint Thomas keeps sense of humour after scary Tour de France crash

Viewers fear the worst after Welshman collides with a telegraph pole during high-speed descent

Geraint Thomas on stage six of the 2015 Tour de France

(Image credit: Watson)

The Tour de France looked anything but funny today when Team Sky's Geraint Thomas flew off the side of the road at high speed during the descent of the Col de Manse. Amazingly, he climbed back up the ditch with the help of a fan, raced to the finish line in Gap – and somehow kept his sense of humour.

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