Here's what Tour de France riders are eating for dinner
Pro cyclists are some of the fittest athletes on the planet, and eating right is critical to their performance. Take the riders in the Tour de France, who are challenged over a grueling 21-stage race mentally and physically in one of sport's hardest tests, pedaling 2,200 miles around France over extreme terrain and in extreme temperatures.
Even eating becomes a task after a number of days because they have to eat so much, and the food has to be healthy, fresh, and tasty.So what do the world's best bike racers eat? We got a look at America's Cannondale-Drapac team after its nine riders safely completed stage one at Utah Beach in Normandy.
Here's what they had for dinner, which was prepared by the team's very own chefs, Sean Fowler and Olga Belenko, a couple who travel to the major races with the team throughout the year: