Video: Incredible save by Danny Van Poppel

Team Sky sprinter defies gravity at Tour de Suisse

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Danny maybe best known for his skills as a sprinter, but he may be missing out on his true calling as a flat track motorcycle racer.

Van Poppel may be best known for his skills as a sprinter, but he may be missing out on his true calling as a flat track motorcycle racer (click to enlarge).

As Sky sprinter Danny Van Poppel was coming into the final stretch of stage 4 of the Tour de Suisse, he appears to touch wheels with Peter Sagan, which sends him into an endo. Somehow he rides it out and slides through a sharp corner, doing an impeccable impersonation of a professional flat track racer.

Here’s another view of the near crash. Hot damn.

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