Greg Henderson - an apology

by jimmythecuckoo   March 8, 2011  

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It had to happen didn't it? 

After all the stick I have given poor Greg Henderson, he had to produce a sprint finish to win yesterdays Paris-Nice stage.

I have been quick to knock 'Hendo' (as he is possibly known to his friends; so not me then!!) for his inability to fulfil the role of team leader in the 2010 Tour of Britain, surrendering to Michael Albasini.

I also managed to shoe horn a bit of criticism into the recent interview with Matt Rendell.

Now I have to hold my hands up and say I was wrong.

It takes a top class sprinter to win a stage of the 'race to the sun'. You don't just get them given.

So well done Greg, am happy to clarify I was wrong.

(PS Thomas De Gendt is doing ok... he was my long term tip for the 2012 Ronde regular readers will remember)

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it's a strong man who admits when he's wrong Wink

Buddha said:

Believe nothing, No matter where you read it,
Or who has said it, Not even if I have said it,
Unless it agrees with your own reason
And your own common sense.

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posted by mad_scot_rider [567 posts]
9th March 2011 - 12:12

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Good job too. He doesn't half look cross with you in that picture.

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"Tant que je respire, j'attaque!"

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posted by John_the_Monkey [423 posts]
24th May 2011 - 11:27

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I took it whilst I was still critical of his work...

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posted by jimmythecuckoo [1299 posts]
15th June 2011 - 20:21

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