Froome's journey from dirt tracks to Paris podium

Chris Froome takes to the podium after winning the Tour de France.
Chris Froome takes to the podium after winning the Tour de France. Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire.

Taking of his early cycling career in Kenya, Tour de France winner Chris Froome said, "I hope that it represents the journey it's taken me to get here from riding dirt tracks on mountain bikes to the top step of the podium in Paris".

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Froome's tribute to team mates

Chris Froome has paid tribute to his Team Sky team mates for their part in his Tour de France victory. He also told ITV News next year's Tour, which starts in Yorkshire, "is going to be massive" and "an exciting element."