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2011.07.06 - emma

Yesterday we passed half way in the tour and how can you better celebrate it than with a crash?? Hmmm….that wasn’t really my plan to start with but when they crash just in front of you in the sprint it was totally unavoidable!


Here you can see the very spectacular video from the finish of stage 5. Think I have to see my self lucky with “only” bruised and sore hips and elbows. And when I woke up this morning my body was a bit more stiff than normal.


Besides from that the Giro has been good so far and some nice results have been taken, especially my 3rd place on the first stage. Today I also got to help Sara in the sprint and she could win a well deserved 4th place.


But tomorrow the real racing starts.

Have you ever heard about Motirolo? I hadn’t before I came here but obviously it is quit a hard and long climb and after tomorrow stage I will know if it is a new friend of mine or not!


After tomorrow stage it’s only 3 stages to go, two mountain stages with finish on top and one time trail on the last day… And of course some more pasta… Actually lots and lots of pasta!


On other thing that is very positive is that we have gotten a new team mate on the team, Tiffany Cromwell from Australia. Giro Donne is her first race with Team Hitec it works really well!


Sweet Dreams




1   Comment

  1. åke jansson says:

    gjorde ont i mina armbågar och höfter också när jag kollade in kraschen.
    kör på,vi håller tummarna.
    åke o siv

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Name: Emma Karolina Johansson.

Profession: Cyclist

Born: 23 Sep 1983, Sollefteå, Sweden.

Team: Wiggle High5

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