Crash or not, it doesn't change anything. Thats the way it goes. Roubaix is a special race. The day started very well and it didn't end the way I wanted it to. I'm happy all the same but I always said that you needed luck in Roubaix and today I was not lucky. That's Paris-Roubaix, it really is the Hell of the North.
Fabian Cancellara: "Really the Hell of the North"
interview10.04.2016The race- Compiègne / Roubaix
Matthew Hayman topped a long and dedicated domestique career with an exceptional victory in the race of his dreams, Paris-Roubaix. At 37, the towering Orica Greenedge rider upset all the favorites, starting with four-times winner Tom Boonen, who had to be content with second place, to become the second Australian crowned in Roubaix after Stuart O'Grady in 2007. The win was all the more remarkable as early escapee Hayman, who had already twice made it in the top ten of the Queen of Classics,...
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