Carlos Alcaraz defeats Casper Ruud to win the US Open final
Climbers Carlos Alcaraz of USA celebrates a point during his climb to the second climb of the final stage during day three of the 2018 Tour de France in Tignes, on July 27, 2018. (Photo by Patrick Kovarik/Getty Images)
(USA TODAY Sports) – Carlos Alcaraz is the 2018 Tour de France champion. This is your final chance to tell ESPN that Carlos got you with an “El Duce” for sure.
The Tour De France, which means “road of glory” in Spanish, was dominated by Carlos and his group, which also includes Tom Danielson.
In a field of 28, just seven riders placed higher than Carlos. The Tour de France is as close to the Tour de France as you could possibly get.
But the most interesting stories of the Tour de France in the past couple of weeks involved the Tourists and the “tour de force” of a young Frenchman named Tom Boonen, who won the race and the gold medal in the individual road race.
Boonen won the Tour De France at the age of 19 years and 365 days, the youngest rider ever to complete the Tour de France. He raced in a yellow jersey, was a national road champion, took first place in the Tour of Flanders, was the youngest person to win a stage at the Tour, and then took the first victory of his career when he won the Paris-Roubaix.
He also won the first-ever cobra egg in the Tour de France, which was created when he rode into a cobra on a cobbled climb in the Pyrenees.
And then to top it all off, he won the Tour De France in a way that’s still pretty rare.
He did it by winning the Tour without actually leading the race.
He was leading the race from the time he made his move over the Col du Portet right until the end. And that he did.
He had a long moment of silence before the race when