• Chloe Hosking celebrates as she crosses the finish line to win the women's La Course by Le Tour de France (EPA/YOAN VALAT) (AAP)Source: AAP
"She's my Hero!" - Hear what the world is saying about Chloe Hosking
By
Sophie Verass

Source:
Zela
26 Jul 2016 - 4:55 PM  UPDATED 26 Jul 2016 - 5:25 PM

A highlight for Chloe Hosking's career and a win for her team, Wiggle-Hi5 - La Course 2016 was taken out by Australian an cycling champion.  

Hosking told Mike Tomalaris during the SBS coverage of the Tour de France she hoped it wasn't her last win this year. Her eyes are fixed firmly on the World Championships in Qatar. With this win and her first ever sprint win at the recent Giro Rosa, the Canberran hits a perfectly timed purple patch of form for her October goals. She also won the second stage of the Tour of Chongming Island in May and the overall victory. 

The Wiggle Press Cycling released this video, depicting the race for the team; from start, middle and sensational end. 

 

The support from Hoskings peers, friends and fans


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