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Video: Geraint Thomas interviews Sir Dave Brailsford

Sky rider quizzes boss on his favourite sports, race he'd have liked to have won, and team's best rider...

It’s hopefully a good few years until Geraint Thomas thinks about retiring, but the Team Sky rider already seems to be thinking about a future broadcasting career – and here, in his latest video uploaded to YouTube, he interviews team principal Sir Dave Brailsford.

Given this week’s events, with defending champion Chris Froome crashing out of the race forcing Sky to rethink their strategy and focus around Richie Porte as the new team leader, the pair seem in remarkably good spirits.

Questions include which sport Brailsford would have liked to pursue had he not gone into cycling – the answer, perhaps surprisingly, is boxing – and which race he would most like to have won, to which he replies “Milan-San Remo.”

There’s also a prediction of who will win today’s Tour de France Stage 8, plus a diplomatic answer to who Team Sky’s best rider is, but you’ll have to watch the video to find out Brailsford's responses to those questions.

Simon joined as news editor in 2009 and is now the site’s community editor, acting as a link between the team producing the content and our readers. A law and languages graduate, published translator and former retail analyst, he has reported on issues as diverse as cycling-related court cases, anti-doping investigations, the latest developments in the bike industry and the sport’s biggest races. Now back in London full-time after 15 years living in Oxford and Cambridge, he loves cycling along the Thames but misses having his former riding buddy, Elodie the miniature schnauzer, in the basket in front of him.

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