• Richie Porte uses swimming to balance out his training for the Tour de France. (Supplied.)Source: Supplied.
When you think about swimming and cycling, you'll probably think about triathlon. And, in many cases, you'd be right. But, for Tour de France contender and recent Tour Down Under winner Richie Porte, swimming is an essential part of his training. Richie uses swimming as an alternative to hours on the bike for his recovery rides, and when recovering from illness and injury.
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10 Feb 2017 - 9:36 AM  UPDATED 10 Feb 2017 - 9:37 AM