Stage 3 Photo Gallery: Antwerp start and Wauters stop

Rather than have a VN editor in the States tell you what you're about to see, today you'll get the details straight from Casey B. Gibson's email: "Photos include the family of Marc Wauters as the race passed through his home town, the day he wears the Yellow Jersey. Very cool, and he rode right into their arms. Must have been every TV camera and photog in Belgium there as well, and there were so many in the street it almost stopped the peloton. "The shot of Lance and Freddie is as they swerve to avoid the mayhem. "The finish was very hard, and must have blown quite a few. George looked

By Casey B. Gibson

The Wauters family: Waiting for the favorite son to stop by

The Wauters family: Waiting for the favorite son to stop by

Photo: Casey B. Gibson

Rather than have a VN editor in the States tell you what you’re about to see, today you’ll get the details straight from Casey B. Gibson’s email:

The Armstrong (r) and Rodriguez (l) navigate the Wauters traffic jam

The Armstrong (r) and Rodriguez (l) navigate the Wauters traffic jam

Photo: Casey B. Gibson

“Photos include the family of Marc Wauters as the race passed through his home town, the day he wears the Yellow Jersey. Very cool, and he rode right into their arms. Must have been every TV camera and photog in Belgium there as well, and there were so many in the street it almost stopped the peloton.

“The shot of Lance and Freddie is as they swerve to avoid the mayhem.

Road rations

Road rations

Photo: Casey B. Gibson

“The finish was very hard, and must have blown quite a few. George looked really wasted as he rolled in.

“All the other atmosphere shots were taken at the start.”

Hincapie's having fun at the start

Hincapie’s having fun at the start

Photo: Casey B. Gibson

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