c.With the premiere of the Tour de France, in the heart of the peloton, the latest sports documentaries on the platform Running, Strava He reveals how to get closer to some of his heroes and follow the action of this summer’s Tour de France.
The world’s leading fitness platform for athletes and the world’s largest sports community, Strava is home to 80% of Tour de France cyclists and offers viewers a front row seat to the action, from defining moments of the 2022 Tour to training programs from some of the champions and the 2023 competition.
The main characters of the “Tour de France, in the heart of the peloton” to follow Strava
Strava revealed which profiles to follow on the app when watching the Tour de France, in the heart of the peloton, including two-time Tour winner Tadej Pogacar and British promise Tom Pidcock, among others:
Tadej Pogacar (24 years old, Slovenia)
Tom Pidcock (23 years old, UK)
Stefan Bisger (24 years old, Switzerland)
Yves Lambert (32 years old, Belgium)
Rigoberto Urán (36 years old, Colombia)
Christophe Laporte (30 years old, France)
Ben O’Connor (27 years old, Australia)
Bob Jungles (30 years old, Luxembourg)
Nelson Paulis (26 years old, USA)
Jasper Philipsen (25 years old, Belgium)
David Godot (26 years old, France)
Chris Froome (38 years old, Kenya – UK)
Mathieu van der Pol (28 years old, Netherlands)
Florian Senechal (29 years old, France)
Tiesj Benoot (29 years old, Belgium)
From the most demanding climbs in the French Alps to dangerous races through cobblestone country villages, spectators will be able to follow the quest for the coveted yellow jersey through the activities of Strava’s top cyclists.
Key moments from the “Tour de France, in the heart of the peloton” in Strava
Stage 1 victory in Copenhagen for Yves Lambert, and an appearance on the premiere circuit
Triumph at Calais by Wout Van Aert, featured in Episode II
Victory in Super Planche des Belles Filles by Tadej Pogacar, featured in Episode III
Victory at Chatel by Bob Jungels, featured in Episode Three
Tom Pidcock’s victory at the Alpes d’Huez on Bastille Day was shown in Episode V
David Godot’s fight with Geraint Thomas, shown in Episode VII
Triumph in the Peyragudes by Tadej Pogacar who appears in Episode VIII
Wout van Aert’s victory on stage 20, he appeared on the eighth circuit
As evidenced by the docuseries, while preparing for the 2022 edition of the Tour, professional cyclists have, on average, logged more than 400 hours of individual training, with some athletes devoting more than 30 training hours per week on the bike, exceeding 1,000km per week. Strava data also showed that the total slope achieved by professional cyclists during their training in 2022 was more than 180,000 metres, the equivalent of climbing Everest more than twenty times.
To learn more about Strava and prepare for the 2023 Tour de France, here are ten things you might not know about the app. To start your free subscription trial, visit www.strava.com
In March 2022, Strava announced a three-year partnership with Tour de France and Tour de France Femmes avec Zwift. This association recognizes Strava as an official riding partner and brings together the world’s largest sports community with cycling’s most emblematic event.