In today’s CyclingTips Daily News Digest: De Boer wins in Hoogstraten, Cant retains Superprestige lead; Van der Poel wins Hoogstraten and extends Superprestige lead; Maud Kaptheijns surprises in a muddy Krawatencross Lille; Van der Poel beats van Aert in Krawatencross; UCI issues new guidelines to boost safety in the race convoy; Van aert not troubled by double runner-up weekend; Accusations of motor doping by van Aert renewed after Krawatencross; Ethiopia approves prison sentences for doping; 32nd Ride the Rockies route announced; Wiggins eyeing acting after reality TV?; Backstage Pass – Jayco Herald Sun Tour, stage 4; Driver attempts to strike cyclist who also happens to be a cop; MacAskill barely clears head of comedian Jack Whitehall.
Your Tuesday Daily News Digest
Bradley Wiggins, now a retired professional cyclist and currently taking part in the reality TV show “The Jump,” said that he would like to give acting a try for his next post-cycling adventure.
Davina(fawning): Sir Bradley Wiggins, why did you choose The Jump? “To piss off the Daily Mail.” Sir Bradley, we salute you. #TheJump2017
— WFI Lanarkshire (@WFI_Lanarkshire) February 5, 2017
“I’d like an acting role — I got asked to be in EastEnders,” he told The Star.
“A lot of things like that in the past I’ve turned down because I just didn’t have the time. But now I’ve got time on my hands I can do all those sorts of things.”
But before Wiggo goes for any Oscars, he has to finish the skiing competition. He did advance in the competition despite suffering an injury just before showtime.
“I didn’t come here to win,” he said. “My goal was just to improve my skiing. It’s a nice transition to retirement. I have spent 20 years worrying about competitions so I didn’t want go straight into another competition.”
Click through to read more at The Star.