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The Pink, The Passes, The Pain, The Crashes.

Posted on May 27 2019

The Pink, The Passes, The Pain, The Crashes.

Tales from the Giro with Henk Vogels in Tuscany

Former Australian Road Champion, Henk Vogels shares his tales on The Pink, The Passes, The Pain and The Crashes.


Telling Tales from the Giro
Episode 1- Chasing Petacchi.

Henk Vogels shares his tales on CHASING PETACCHI at the GIRO.


Telling Tales from the Giro
Episode 2- Risk Taking in the Sprints

In Episode 2, Henk Vogels talks about the risks taken in leading out as well as following team mate Robbie McEwen in the sprint stages of the GIRO.


Telling Tales from the Giro
Episode 3- Punching In The Peloton... ...What?

Henk Vogels explains how passions start to run high whilst competing in the Giro d'Italia.


Telling Tales from the Giro
Episode 4- The Toughest Grand Tour

Come join Henk Vogels in Episode 4 for Pizza and Peroni and hear why he believes the GIRO is the toughest Grand Tour of them all.


Telling Tales from the Giro
Episode 5- Henk In Serious Trouble

In this episode, Henk reveals just how hard a grand tour is and reveals a moment when he found himself in serious trouble...


HENK VOGELS

Hendricus "Henk" Vogels (born 31 July 1973, in Perth) is an Australian former professional road bicycle racer who retired from competition at the end of the 2008 season.

Henk competed in 2 Olympic Games – The Team Pursuit in Barcelona in 1992 and the road race at the Sydney Olympics in 2000.
He won Gold in the 100km Team TT event at the 1994 Commonwealth Games.
Henk competed in 8 World Championships representing Australia, and has the following World Tours to his name:

  • 2 x Tour de France – 1997 and 1998
  • 2 x Giro d Italia – 2005 and 2006
  • 2 x Vuelta de Espana – 1998 and 1999


Henk won the Australian national road title in 1999.
He was an Australian Institute of Sport scholarship holder. Subsequent to that he served as Directeur Sportif for Fly V-Successful Living team as well as Drapac Professional Cycling Team in 2014.


T-SHIRTS & SWEATS IN TRIBUTE TO THE GIRO D'ITALIA

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