So the photos I posted yesterday from the Issoire-Saint-Flour Stage of the Tour resulted in 33 stitches for Hoogerland. Most awesome thing from the day – Hoogerland came back to finish the race and took the polka-dot jersey for best climber before going to the hospital for the stitches!

Guy deserves a medal for tenacity or stupidity. Not sure which.

Hoogerland Gets 33 Stitches After Tour Crash | This Just In | Bicycling.com.

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