Tweet of the Day: Richie Porte Misses Daughter’s Birth to Race Tour de France

The Tour is calling

 

Trek-Segafredo’s Richie Porte announced the birth of his second daughter this morning on social media. The 35-year-old learned his wife Gemma went into labor before the start of stage 7 yesterday. Porte welcomed his daughter Eloise into the world late last night from France.  He will continue to race the Tour. The Australian’s currently in 13th place 1:34 behind race leader Adam Yates. Porte is poised to finish inside the top ten by the end of the Tour.

 

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