WATCH Welsh Cyclist Geraint Thomas Get His Ass Kicked By A Gust Of Wind [VIDEO]

Christian Datoc Senior White House Correspondent
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Cycling can be a deceptively dangerous sport.

Not only must riders take on fierce competitors hurtling toward the finish line at break-neck speeds, they have to battle the natural elements, and sometimes the elements win.

Take for example this past weekend’s Gent-Wevelgem race in Belgium, during which a rogue gust of wind decided to absolutely ruin Geraint Thomas’ day.


You win some; you lose some.

Despite that nasty spill, the Welchman rallied back and placed third in the final standings.

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[h/t Deadspin]

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