Tadej Pogačar, the wonder boy who stunned the cycling world by winning the most prestigious cycling race, Tour de France, two times in a row, reveals the secret of his success and how he feels connected with Slovenia.
“These landscapes shaped the way I cycle,” he says with an ever-smiling expression on his face. The story of “Pogi star”, as often nicknamed, is a story of remarkable energy, team spirit and astonishing natural beauties found in Slovenia – few countries can compare in terms of natural diversity, which makes Slovenia one of Europe’s most astonishing natural playgrounds.
Sports is what unites us here and Slovenian athletes are the greatest ambassadors. This video brings you closer to this remarkable energy, which is felt by Tadej Pogačar while riding along the most impressive and demanding cycling routes in Slovenia, among them also the road to the Vršič mountain pass, which reaches an elevation of 1,611 meters and has 50 numbered hairpin bends like the famous Tour de France climb to Alpe d’Huez. “This is my way of freedom”, he concludes. #ifeelslovenia #sloveniaoutdoor #slovenia #tadejpogacar
Video by TENT FILM.