The winner of the 2011 Tour de France is Cadel Evans. The Australian, among others, felt the brothers Schleck and Alberto Contador behind adheres. Who is Cadel Evans?
Cadel Evans Lee, as it is officially called, was born on 14 February 1977 in Katherine in Australia. The name Cadel will come from Wales, and refers to the origin of his grandfather. He grows up in the Burunga, a small Aboriginal society. At the age of seven, Cadel gets a kick from a horse on his head and he kept seven days in a coma.His parents divorced when he was nine years old, and Cadel will live with their mother. They move to Armidale and finally to Eltham. In 2005, after his first participation in the Tour de France that he married Chiara Passerini.
His career in the cycle does not start on a road bike, but on a mountain bike. His career in cycling is to separate into two phases: the success on the bike and then his success on the racing bike. The international career of Cadel Evans starts with mountain biking. His career in 1995, he won MTB success: bronze medal in the junior World Championships Time Trail Road and mountain biking World Junior Championships. He is second and won silver in 1997 and 1999 when World mountain bike under the age of 23. In 1998 and 1999, he won the mountain bike WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS and he ends up in 2000 at the Olympics in his own country in Honourable seventh place.
Cycling on the road
The public get to Cadel Evans really know when it adopts the final in 2001 on road cycling. He drives for known teams like Saeco, Mapei and Team Telekom. In 2005, links he up with team Davitamon-Lotto.
A key figure in the careers of Evans Aldo Sassi. Sassi was the coach for Evans during the period when he rode on Mapei in 2002. Sassi Evans has helped the transition from mountain biking to driving on the road. He made him trick learned and, above all, emphasized the differences between the two sports and Evans worked hard. Sassi has died in 2010 from cancer. Afterward, Evans has also picked up the collaboration with Andrea Morelli, said successor and protege of Sassi. The collaboration was so successful that Evans in 2011 can enter the Tour de France to his name. This victory Cadel Evans wears to his former trainer Sassi.
Success on the road
His career path has been anything but a failure. He gros adorn almost instantly to success: he won the Tour of Austria in 2001 and 2004. He is Honorable 14th Giro d?? Italia in 2002. He is also the champion at the 2002 trial of the Commonwealth Games. He won a stage in the 2002 Edition of the Tour Down Under.In the same Tour Down Under he won the mountain classification in 2006. He is 5th in the 2005 Tour of Germany. His 8th place in the 2005 Tour de France is worth mentioning. He is the first Australian to achieve a top 10 listing again in the Tour de France after the successful rider Phil Anderson in the 80 ‘s.
So definitely not a bad start to their second career as a cyclist. Yet the successes after this period more appealing. Cadel Evans will ride in the big tours such as the Tour de France, Vuelta and Giro d??Italia.
In 2006, Cadel Evans WINS Tour of Normandy for its competitors: the Spaniards Contador and Valverde.Evans WINS 5th place in the Tour de France, which was later transformed into 4th place winner Floyd Landis was disqualified because of alleged doping. Rightly, it is in the Australian rider of 2006
In 2007 Evans 2 in the Tour de France, behind winner Alberto Contador. Especially in trial time Evans knows how to get good scores. Also, this is his specialty. He was in the same year 4 of Vuelta in Spain. At the WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS on how he is 5th. His 6th place in the Tour of Lombardy assured him of victory in the UCI Pro Tour standings in 2007, before Contador and Rebellin. And once again he is elected this year to the Australian cyclist of the year.
After his remarkable achievements in the world of cycling in the past year, Cadel Evans as beaten colored winner of the 2008 Tour de France. The reason for this appointment was not only their own success, but also the lack of his greatest rival Contador. This did not participate because his Astana team were not invited. Soon after, he moved to be in the yellow Jersey, Evans looked at the overall victory. At Alpe d’Huez?? Carlos Sastre seized his chance and took a big lead in the standings to Evans, the latter could not make up in the final time trial. As a worthy Warrior, Evans gave himself completely in the time trial and won real time on Sastre, he had to admit his superior. 2nd place was left for Cadel Evans.
He does that year also participated in the Olympic Games in Beijing. He is 15, partly because of his injury he is currently still recovering. In trial time on games he is 5th.
In 2009, he wins 3rd place in the Vuelta. World Champion Cadel Evans is also on the way. He wins Dauphine Libere criterion. These successes make his season pretty good, after a disappointing Tour de France. Through various circumstances, which must be sought mainly to the team, Evans individually longer than the 30th place in 2009. This makes him the following season also decides to switch to another team.
In the 2009 Tour de France knows that he is in two steps to get on the stage and thus, he is one of the most successful Australian cyclists ever. He then in all larger rounds had Jersey on his shoulders, and it’s only a select group of riders who can rightly say that. he proclaimed in his career in 2009 for the third time to the Australian cyclist of the year.
In 2010 Cadel Evans will start in his new team, BMC Racing. Not without merits, he won the Flèche wallonne. He was 5th in the Tour of Italy, where he also runs a time in the pink jersey. In this Giro he conquers Maglia Rosso Passione. This is the shirt for the winner of the points classification. In the Tour de France, he can catch up. A decline in the 8th stage gives him a hairline crack in his left elbow. Although the 9th successive stages in the yellow Jersey can run, he lost through injury time and thereby his sweater and chances for victory in the final standings. He finally 26 of the 2010 Tour de France.
In 2011 had to happen. He begins with the overall victory at the Tirreno-Adriatico and the Tour de Romandie. Both rounds are a part of the 2012 UCI World Tour, so a good score for Evans. He hits in the 2011 Giro d?? Italia to fully prepare for the Tour de France. In preparation he wins 2nd place in the criterion of the Dauphiné Libere. He’s ready for the Tour.
In the Tour de France 2011 Cadel Evans claimed the final victory before direct competitors like Andy Schleck and Alberto Contador. He is the first Australian to win the Trou de France knows. In addition, he is the oldest rider who knows his name on the Tour after the war to write. Evans is the 34th year profit. The victory is seen in Australia as an achievement and put the country?? z?? n?? head. Evans was hailed as a national hero.
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