Special Guys

Robert Millar
(via supercycleclothing)

"I don't know if it's something about climbers, but Pantani, Claveyrolat, Jimenez and Robert, they were all a special guys. When I say special. I mean freakish, extreme. They were extreme in everything - eating, losing weight, training, suffering. Also, they spend  a lot of time on their own."

Dag Otto Lauritzen.  

Marco Pantani

Thierry Claveyrolat
(Courtesy Jack Classen)

José-Mariá Jimenez
(Courtesy Guy Dedieu)