(or later as an addition to) an article about doping and sport, and instead
of giving results or reports that you could get anywhere else too,
The Shot That Passed Right
Through The Net makes the following song the coverage song of the 2002
Tour de France.
'Le Mont Ventoux' - onlovestar.com
It was Friday the 13th 1967
when former World Champion Tom Simpson tried started a desperate escape
at the 'Mont Ventoux', maybe the most mythical mountain of the Tour de
France, to defend his 'maillot jaune'.
Three kilometres before
the finish he broke down and could not be rescued. The investigations revealed
that he had made wide use of the various doping substances which had been
found with him.
The swaying style of the
cyclists, climbing up the mountains of the Tour de France, is a core component
of the realisation of the motive of a racer in his struggle for winning
at the 'Mont Ventoux', a figure whose name could be Tom Simpson, but not
necessarily needs to be.
Though the Mont Ventoux is
not stage for the 2001 edition, the 'Mont Ventoux' is a symbol for this
most famous bicycle race of the world. Especially since the doping question
has become an omnipresent imaginary shadow accompaning the brilliance of
the individuals. Illusion or reality, is reality illusion, or illusion
More about it and on the
special particular construction of the song on the onlovestar.com / ifuz.net
you will find the necessary
links to preview and download the recording, and view the Stripes Magazine