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California’11 St.3: Henderson Continues Sky Run
Race Report: Team Sky made it two wins in two days when Kiwi Greg Henderson took the win in Modesto after an impressively long sprint. Darrell Parks provides yet another great photo essay to take a look back at the day that was.


Photography by Darrell Parks – www.darrellparks.com –


US Road Champion Ben King enjoys the start.


The guys from Radio Shack getting the crowd going ahead of the stage start in Auburn.


Heading out of Auburn for a long day…


The crowds were big and enthusiastic, as always.


In Ione, the day’s break was established and rolling along smoothly.


Behind, the field was working its way back up to the break to ensure the necessary bunch sprint.




The finishing circuits in Modesto were wild with many teams trying to assert dominance at the front, but in the end, it was once again Team Sky that managed the feat.


Henderson started the sprint from half a kilometer out, and no one could come around him.


A happy Greg Henderson.


Alex Dowsett congratulates his teammate.


JJ Haedo scans the damages on his teammate, Baden Cooke’s, body.


Jens Voigt rolled in late following a crash in the final circuits.


The day’s podium…a few familiar faces there.


Peter Sagan, once again on the podium to collect a jersey.




Greg Henderson collects the requisite kisses.


Results – Stage 3
1 Greg Henderson (NZl) Sky Procycling 5:14:29
2 Juan Josй Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard
3 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo
4 Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale
5 Leigh Howard (Aus) HTC-Highroad
6 Keven Lacombe (Can) Team Spidertech Powered By C10
7 Robert Fцrster (Ger) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling
8 Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team
9 Jure Kocjan (Slo) Team Type 1 – Sanofi Aventis
10 Alexander Candelario (USA) Kelly Benefit Strategies – OptumHealth


General Classification
1 Greg Henderson (NZl) Sky Procycling 8:01:31
2 Ben Swift (GBr) Sky Procycling
3 Peter Sagan (Svk) Liquigas-Cannondale 0:00:04
4 Juan Josй Haedo (Arg) Saxo Bank Sungard
5 Thor Hushovd (Nor) Team Garmin-Cervelo 0:00:06
6 Matthew Harley Goss (Aus) HTC-Highroad
7 Keven Lacombe (Can) Team Spidertech Powered By C10 0:00:10
8 Taylor Phinney (USA) BMC Racing Team
9 Robert Fцrster (Ger) UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling
10 Alexander Candelario (USA) Kelly Benefit Strategies – OptumHealth




 

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