Tour de France 2017: 'It's absolutely amazing, wonderful

14 Juillet, 2017, 19:40 | Auteur: Christine Vaugrenard
  • Tour de France 2017

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Reigning champion Chris Froome of Team Sky remained in the yellow jersey.

Kittel's sprint train had the dominant position as they barrelled towards the finish line in Nuits-Saint-Georges, but veteran Mark Renshaw guided Boasson Hagen to the front.

The 116.5-mile, up-and-down stage brought a mess of attacks, huge fractures in the peloton, and a surprise win for a French Tour rookie who nearly cramped his way out of contention.

Watch this incredible piece of footage as an eccentric fan hangs off a crane while on his bike during Stage 8 of the Tour de France.

Their advantage got close to four minutes but they were given no more rope than that with the sprint trains wary of possible winds later in the stage.