Bradley Wiggins, a name and face of UCI ProTeam Team Sky. This British rider has gained the level of elite class in the field of cycling by performing remarkable in the two professional forms of cycling. He started practicing with track cycling and now he is the winner of six gold medals. Recently we have seen him backing a father who was making request to the people for wearing helmets while riding. This ignorance has caused a serious injury to his son and he didn’t want to see this mistake being repeated by anyone else. In this accident his son is in coma.
This father started a campaign regarding the awareness of wearing helmets which has marked the presence and support from cycling star Bradley Wiggins. Some other sports star that have joined the campaign are Mark Cavendish and Richard Whitehead. Many families have been touched by this campaign and they are now serious about making it a routine habit to wear helmet while riding. When cyclers like Bradley Wiggins join such a campaign it means a lot for the people. Those children who are dreaming about being riders will get inspire to wear helmet after knowing that their role models are doing the same to protect themselves.
It is a positive sign that sports star taking it as their social responsibility to promote such campaigns. This father who is running this campaign has only wish that any other parent can be avoided from falling in the same situation as he is, because it’s painful. This campaign has been publicized on various newspapers and TV channels. This father is still fighting with the condition of his son being in coma but he is fulfilling a notable social responsibility by running this campaign even when his child is not well yet.
It seems that Sir Bradley Wiggins (Team Sky) has regained his form and reputation by winning the time trial (37km) in the final stage of the Tour of Poland with a record time of forty-six minutes and thirty-six seconds. He defeated Fabian Cancellara (Team RadiaShack-Leopard) who has been the time trial world champion four times, by around fifty-six seconds. This has made his victory in this time trial even more special and memorable.
The 70th Tour of Poland was Wiggins’s first competitive race in 2013 since he had to withdraw half way through the Grand Tour of Giro d’Italia this year in May. Wiggins also had to give up his Tour de France winning title to Chris Froome (Team Sky) because he had suffered from a knee wound. However, in the final stage of the Tour of Poland Wiggins displayed his talent and proved that he is the same rider who had won the Olympic time trial and Tour de France in 2012. The time trial win at Tour of Poland has marked his first victory in the 2013 cycling season.
The sports director of Team Sky, Dan Hunt told Unibet that Wiggins’s performance in the Tour of Poland’s final stage was fantastic and he completely smashed it. Bradley Wiggins is going to participate in the Eneco Tour (Holland) from 12th August to18th August 2013 and Tour of Britain from 15th September to 22nd September 2013. The time trial that is going to be held on the 25th of September at the Road World Championship (Florence, Italy) is the race that Wiggins is focusing on mainly.
Bradley Wiggins performed at the Tour of Poland to support his team-mate Sergio Henao, who stood fifth after the seven-stage race came to an end. Pieter Weening (Team Orica-GreenEDGE) won the Tour whereas Wiggins stood 48th in the overall standing at the tour.