Video: "At least he won" - rider crashes as he crosses line in triumph
Embarrassment for 18-year-old Noah Granigan from New Jersey after winning junior race
It’s something every young cyclist dreams of – crossing the finish line ahead of the field, arms aloft in celebration. As this video from the US shows though, you don't want to lose control of your bike at the moment of triumph - especially when someone's filming.
The unfortunate rider was 18-year-old Noah Granigan from New Jersey, who had just won Monday’s junior race at the 2014 Tour of Somerville, only to be dumped unceremoniously on the road surface moments later.
Afterwards, he tweeted: "Well that was stupid" - although as one spectator observes, “At least he won…”