2011.07.06 - emma
Yesterday we passed half way in the tour and how can you better celebrate it than with a crash?? Hmmmâ€¦.that wasnâ€™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 â€œonlyâ€ 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 hadnâ€™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 itâ€™s only 3 stages to go, two mountain stages with finish on top and one time trail on the last dayâ€¦ And of course some more pastaâ€¦ 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!
Name: Emma Karolina Johansson.
Born: 23 Sep 1983, Sollefteå, Sweden.
Team: Wiggle High5
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