'Alpe d'Huez is going to be the hardest' - Fabio Jakobsen on danger of Tour de France exit

The sprinter was the last rider on stage 11

Fabio Jakobsen
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Sprinter Fabio Jakobsen has admitted that he could miss the time cut in Thursday's brutal Tour de France stage that finishes atop Alpe d'Huez.

The Quick-Step Alpha Vinyl rider was the last man to cross the line on stage 11, finishing 40 minutes behind stage winner and the new yellow jersey Jonas Vingegaard. 

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Chris Marshall-Bell

A freelance sports journalist and podcaster, you'll mostly find Chris's byline attached to news scoops, profile interviews and feature writing across a variety of different publications. He has been writing regularly for Cycling Weekly since 2013.

Previously a ski, hiking and cycling guide in a number of places, but mostly in the Canadian Rockies and Spanish Pyrenees, he almost certainly holds the record for the most number of interviews conducted from snowy mountains.

He lives in Valencia, Spain.