John’s TOP 20 Photos From Hell!

Photographer’s Choice: Another disappointing Sunday – No Paris-Roubaix ‘Hell of the North’. Our photographer, John Thomson, has dredged his Paris-Roubaix files of the last four years and come up with his favourite ‘TOP 20’ photos of the cobbled Classic.


Peter Sagan in 2016


Peter Sagan the day before the 2016 race at the team base in Kortrijk


Tony Martin working for Tom Boonen in 2016


Ian Stannard flying the flag for the UK and a 3rd place finish in 2016


Belgian Champion Preben Van Hecke in 2016


Mathew Hayman opening up the sprint for his 2016 win


Greg Van Avermaet winning in 2017. Your photographer climbed up a tree for this shot


Tom Boonen riding his last Paris Roubaix in 2017


Elia Viviani riding on a smooth road in the 2017 race


John Degenkolb at the finish in 2017


Peter Sagan with fans at the finish in 2017


The late great Raymond Poulidor at the 2018 race


Gilbert and Sagan fight it out over the cobbles – 2018


Peter Sagan winning in 2018


Philippe Gilbert riding the Hem sector to his 2019 win


Wout van Aert in 2019


Peter Sagan in 2019


Greg Van Avermaet in 2019


John Degenkolb in 2019


Davide Ballerini hit the deck in 2019


Highlight of Paris-Roubaix 2019

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