Posts Tagged ‘Tour de France’

How The Tour De France Is Broadcast

Posted: 25/07/2012 by Eric L in Media
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A few stats to give you an idea of the scale of this year’s Tour de France and its media following:

• 3460 km of racing
• 39 different start/finish town stages
• broadcast in 186 countries
• 450 journalists
• 121 TV stations covering the event, of which 60 do so live, with 260 cameramen working on motorcycles, in helicopters and at the finish line.
• 72 radio stations
• 350 authorised newspapers and photo agencies with 240 photographers
• 2400 vehicles on course (organisation, media, publicity caravan, etc.)
• 4000 support crew

An animated presentation of the above picture at 1’50” onwards in this video.

An interesting read HERE from Cycling Tips.

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HTC DeTour

Posted: 15/07/2011 by Eric L in Tour de France
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Luctor et Emergo

Posted: 15/07/2011 by Eric L in Tour de France
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Luctor et Emergo – I struggle but I’ll survive. Johnny Hoogerland – A hero in Tour de France this year.

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Saw this in a couple of stages in Tour De France. Really awesome.

Part II of the photography series from The Big Picture. Don’t miss it. 41 photos.

2010 Tour de France Part I

Posted: 29/07/2010 by Eric L in France, Race, Tour de France
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From The Big Picture. 40 photos, all are spectacular.