- Post 25 Nov 2013
Chris Froome, the British winner of the 2013 Tour de France, is to write his autobiography for Penguin.
The Climb will tell the inspirational story of Chris Froome’s journey from a young boy in Kenya, riding through townships and past wild animals, and with few opportunities for an aspiring cyclist, to his unforgettable yellow jersey victory in this year’s Tour.
- Post 21 Jul 2013
Chris Froome confirmed himself as the winner of the 100th edition of the Tour de France as the race came to spectacular close in Paris.
The Brit crossed the line safely under the lights on the Champs-Elysees to secure back-to-back Tour victories for Team Sky by a commanding margin of four minutes and 20 seconds.
Froome won three stages along the way, climbing to mountain-top victories on Ax 3 Domaines (stage eight) and the infamous Mont Ventoux (stage 15). The first African-born winner of the Tour de France also showed his all-round strength by winning the undulating stage 17 time trial to Chorges.
- Post 07 Jul 2013
Chris Froome pulled on the yellow jersey on stage eight at the Tour de France as Team Sky took the biggest race in cycling by the scruff of the neck.
The Pyrenees marked the first serious climbs of the race and the first summit finish in the form of Ax 3 Domaines. An emphatic Froome added the climb to his list of the team's conquests as he pulled on yellow just short of a year after team-mate Sir Bradley Wiggins managed the same feat.
- Post 09 Jun 2013
Team Sky wrapped up a second consecutive 1-2 victory at the Criterium du Dauphine with Chris Froome and Richie Porte taking two of the top four positions on a mountainous final stage.
- Post 06 Jun 2013
Chris Froome and Team Sky made an emphatic statement at the Criterium du Dauphine as the Brit won stage five to move into the race lead.
On the Valmorel summit finish Froome reacted to an attack from rival Alberto Contador, shutting down the Spaniard before riding clear to win by four seconds.