'His face was no longer that of a man' - Charly Gaul and an apocalyptic day on Monte Bidone

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'His face was no longer that of a man' - Charly Gaul and an apocalyptic day on Monte Bidone

Re-Cycle: The cycling history podcast

Luxembourg climber Charly Gaul braved blizzards and frozen temperatures on Monte Bondone to win Stage 20 of the 1956 Giro. By doing so, the ‘Angel of the Mountains’ overturned a seemingly impossible deficit to take a heavenly overall victory as his rivals gave up or hitched a lift to the summit.

In the latest episode of Re-Cycle, we recall one of the Corsa Rosa’s most extreme stages...

Re-Cycle is narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton.

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Luxembourg climber Charly Gaul braved blizzards and frozen temperatures on Monte Bondone to win Stage 20 of the 1956 Giro. By doing so, the ‘Angel of the Mountains’ overturned a seemingly impossible deficit to take a heavenly overall victory as his rivals gave up or hitched a lift to the summit.

In the latest episode of Re-Cycle, we recall one of the Corsa Rosa’s most extreme stages...

Re-Cycle is narrated by Graham Willgoss and produced by Pete Burton.

Sponsored by Zwift, where Fun is Fast!

See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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