Paul Sherwen, Broadcaster and Former Pro, Passes Away Age 62

He brought the Tour de France to life for many

Paul Sherwen, passed away in Uganda, Sunday morning at the age of 62.  Sherwen participated in 40 editions of the Tour de France, 7 as a rider and 33 on the media side. The cause of the iconic commentators death is still unknown, but it has been confirmed by Ugandan officials.

NBC Sports released this statement:

“We are saddened to offer our condolences to the friends and family of Paul Sherwen, who passed away this morning at his home in Uganda,

“Paul was synonymous with the Tour de France in the U.S. and will be greatly missed by his legions of fans and the NBC Sports family, which was honored to be part of Paul’s 40th Tour last July.

Our thoughts are with Paul’s wife, Katherine, their children, and all of those in the cycling community who became Paul Sherwen fans over his many years calling the sport he loved.”

More info to come.

 

 

 

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