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by Matt de Neef
December 19, 2016
In today’s edition of the CT Daily News Digest: Van der Poel, Cant victorious at Scheldecross in Antwerp; Van der Poel, Nash take victory at CX World Cup in Namur; Scandolara and Sunderland sprint to Shimano Supercrit success; Upgraded Vuelta a San Juan attracts strong startlist; IsoWhey Sports SwissWellness partners with Cervelo; Riders fight at the Vuelta a Costa Rica; Bike racing of yesteryear — a YouTube collection.
If you’ve got an interest in the recent history of our great sport you’ll love this video collection from YouTube user WalrusRider. WalrusRider is an Aussie cycling fan who has been digitising old VHS tapes containing a variety of cycling-related clips, from interviews to race coverage to news reports.
For example, here’s an interview with Mario Cipollini after winning stage 2 of 1996 Tour de France:
And here’s a report on Fabio Casartelli’s death at the 1995 Tour:
For more interesting trips down memory lane — including many videos that aren’t cycling-related — be sure to check out WalrusRider’s YouTube channel here.