Bradley Wiggins celebrates in style
After becoming Britain's most decorated Olympian just days after his ground-breaking Tour de France victory, Bradley Wiggins certainly had something to celebrate.
And after months of monastic living as he carefully controlled his calorie intake to give himself just enough fuel to power his racing, Wiggins was not shy about hitting the tiles.
Around 2am he posted "Well what a day, blind drunk at the minute and overwhelmed with all the messages, Thank You everyone it's been emotional X"
Following his race yesterday, which he won by more than half a minute after declaring it would be a "piece of piss", Wiggins said he would consider returning to the track for the Rio Games in four years.
However, that will depend on his wife Catherine, who has been a staunch supporter of her husband, defending him from criticism that he was taking advantage of his team-mates during the tour.
"I could envisage, depending on what my wife thinks, going back to the track in the team pursuit where it all started and trying to win a fifth [gold]. But that's a long way off," he said
As well as spending more time with his family, Wiggins, the world's most famous mod sportsman will look forward to a bit of chill-out time with his favourite music: Paul Weller.
What a genreally good man, great to have someone like him in sport. One of only a few sportsmen I actually enjoy listening to what he had to say, intresting and never dull.
Stand up " Sir Bradley "....
You Gentleman, Sportsman, Olympian with such a modest opinion.
You are the EXAMPLE of tomorrow x
Good luck, and Good fortune whick ever side of the bed you roll out of !!
Humility humility, humility. Talent, talent, talent, Bradley Wiggins has it in abundance, so good to see in British sport. If only the overpaid spoilt premiership footballers could have an ounce of the characteristics and talent of this man they would be better men for it. Surely these last couple of weeks Brad's achievements cannnot be matched by any sportsperson in a lifetime. Whatever further honours come for this British hero Bradley (Wiggo) Higgins he will handle it with grace and pride.
Fantastic Catherine, what support you have given him, what a great wife to have.
Now both of you and your family enjoy the rest of your lives.
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Date 17/07/14, Duration 1:40, Views 51