* originally published 19/7/11 on the sports website: theroar.com.au http://www.theroar.com.au/2011/07/19/its-time-cadel/
Lance Armstrong once noted that professional cyclists looked like vampires. Cadel Evans, with his large reptilian eyes and nervous disposition looks more like an exotic lizard.
Evans was born in the Northern Territory, home to a number of reptile species, but he’s not your typical Australian rural type. Married to an Italian classical pianist, he resides in Switzerland, reads Tintin and is an active supporter of Tibetan independence, and animal rights (not including those of the pigs that go into the antipasto at his favourite restaurant in Barwon Heads). Continue reading “It’s Time Cadel”