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Geraint Thomas

Welsh,  Athlete
Total Quotes : 8
Doing British Been

I was fortunate to be born when I was. There's been a massive rise in British cycling since I joined the junior programme when I was 17. It all started in 2004 when Chris Hoy won gold for the 1 km. time trial in Athens; when one person starts doing well, they take everyone with them.

- Geraint Thomas

Door Through Some

I miss the BBC when I'm away. I'm away so much that it's a pleasure just walking back through the door and sitting on the sofa to watch some rubbish TV.

- Geraint Thomas

Tired Grumpy Other

I get moody when I'm tired or hungry. My missus says I get moody... but not with other people. But I can get grumpy.

- Geraint Thomas

School Crazy Watch

I used to run home from school to watch Paris-Nice, so to win it is just crazy.

- Geraint Thomas

Everyone Individual Part

Everyone in the world of cycling knows how much it is a team sport as well as individual. It's just amazing to be a part of.

- Geraint Thomas

Regret Some Dad

I regret not paying a bit more attention to Welsh lessons at school. My Welsh is pretty ropey, as back at my school, people didn't take Welsh lessons seriously. My dad can speak it, so I wish he'd taught me some growing up.

- Geraint Thomas

Doing Dreaming Hours

When you're eating salad and quinoa while training, all you want is a burger. In the cycling season, when I'm doing 30-odd hours of exercise a week, I'm dreaming of burgers and curries that I'll have at the end of the season.

- Geraint Thomas

Racing Seize Ticking

You get into such a routine of trying so hard each day and racing between 180 and 220 km., and as soon as you stop, it's weird, but you start to seize up. So it's easier if you keep the body ticking over. You just feel better for it come race day.

- Geraint Thomas