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General Category => Freewheeling => Racing => Topic started by: pumpkin on March 04, 2020, 10:01:42 am

Title: Ineos DS dies
Post by: pumpkin on March 04, 2020, 10:01:42 am
Nico Portal, the DS behind the Sky/Ineos reign has died aged 40(!!)

https://www.cyclingnews.com/features/nicolas-portal-obituary/
Title: Re: Ineos DS dies
Post by: DuncanM on March 04, 2020, 11:50:25 am
Yeah. He always seemed like a good human as well as a good DS.  :'(
https://www.cyclingnews.com/news/the-kindest-happiest-guy-i-knew-tributes-flood-in-for-nicolas-portal/
Title: Re: Ineos DS dies
Post by: Hot Flatus on March 04, 2020, 01:47:14 pm
Incredibly sad
Title: Re: Ineos DS dies
Post by: T42 on March 04, 2020, 04:25:06 pm
Shame.
Title: Re: Ineos DS dies
Post by: drgannet on March 05, 2020, 09:16:09 am
There's a good obituary over on https://inrng.com/2020/03/nicolas-portal-obituary   (https://inrng.com/2020/03/nicolas-portal-obituary)
Title: Re: Ineos DS dies
Post by: mzjo on March 05, 2020, 06:28:05 pm
His death could be a huge loss to Ineos during the TdF. he always seemed to be available for interviews and comments and the camera in-car stuff that must have made him very popular at least with the french media.