Have you ever seen a podium celebration quite like this one from IAM Cycling’s Sondre Holst Enger after he won the final stage of the Tour of Croatia today?
The Norwegian 22-year-old danced across the stage after what is his second win as a pro before jumping onto the top step of the podium and continuing his routine.
— ProCyclingStats.com (@ProCyclingStats) April 24, 2016
Former world champion Mark Cavendish of course was pretty handy on the dance floor as a teenager, competing in ballroom dancing competitions, while two-time Olympic champion Victoria Pendleton appeared on the BBC’s Strictly Come Ballroom after retiring from racing.
According to Geraint Thomas in his recent biography The World of Cycling According to G, another of the peloton’s top dancers is his former Team Sky colleague Rigoberto Uran, now riding for Cannondale
In December, world champion road cyclist Peter Sagan also showed of his twinkle-toed skills, running through the steps of the song You’re The One That I Want from the movie Grease.
Born in Scotland, Simon moved to London aged seven and now lives in the Oxfordshire Cotswolds with his miniature schnauzer, Elodie. He fell in love with cycling one Saturday morning in 1994 while living in Italy when Milan-San Remo went past his front door. A daily cycle commuter in London back before riding to work started to boom, he's been news editor at road.cc since 2009. Handily for work, he speaks French and Italian. He doesn't get to ride his Colnago as often as he'd like, and freely admits he's much more adept at cooking than fettling with bikes.