'I’m going to keep pushing. I don’t know what my limits are': Chris Froome climbs to best result since 2018

Israel-Premier Tech rider finished third on stage 12 of the Tour de France to Alpe d'Huez

Chris Froome
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Three years on from the horror crash that threatened to derail his entire career, and almost cost him his life, Chris Froome climbed to third on stage 12 of the Tour de France, his best result since the 2018 version.

He might not have had the legs to match Tom Pidcock and Louis Meintjes on Alpe d'Huez, but the Israel-Premier Tech rider showed glimpses of his old self, the one that won four Tours de France in just five editions.

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Adam Becket
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Adam is Cycling Weekly’s news editor – his greatest love is road racing but as long as he is cycling on tarmac, he's happy. Before joining Cycling Weekly he spent two years writing for Procycling, where he interviewed riders and wrote about racing. He's usually out and about on the roads of Bristol and its surrounds. Before cycling took over his professional life, he covered ecclesiastical matters at the world’s largest Anglican newspaper and politics at Business Insider. Don't ask how that is related to cycling.