Hugo Koblet Birth of the Cool During the peak of cinema’s Golden Age, Koblet’s post-victory routine was pure Hollywood

On the 15th of July 1951, in the town of Agen in southeast France, a lone cyclist crosses the finish line in front of the hundreds of fans that have turned out to spectate in the summer heat. The rider, wearing the distinctive red and white colours of the Swiss national team, coolly pulls to […]

Source: Soigneur – Birth of the cool

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