The Shot

The Shot: Climax on Col d’Izoard

2017 Tour de France, stage 18: Briancon – Col d’Izoard, 179.5km The Col d’Izoard is a climb of legends in the heart of the French Alps and in the 2017 Tour de France, it happened to be one of only three summit finishes. Normally the Izoard features on stages with more renowned Alpine finishes such as […]

The Shot: Climbing a volcano to capture the Giro

2017 100th Giro d’Italia: Stage 4 For the Centennial Giro d’Italia, the race started on the island of Sardinia before hopping to Sicily. Since it was a landmark edition, every stage appeared to be packed with features — majestic old stone town centers crammed full of people, dramatic sweeping coastlines with aqua blue seas, rugged terrain […]