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Century Theatre: Ventoux

With a pair of road bikes, stunning footage of Mont ventoux and actual race commentary, 2Magpies bring the excitement of the Tour de France to the Theatre. Ventoux restages the 2000 Tour de France stage on Mont Ventoux, and the epic battle between Lance Armstrong and Marco Pantani on the most fearsome mountain in France. The mountain symbolises their mutual obstacles (Armstrong's cancer and Pantani's career threatening injury), and is a challenge both must overcome to beome Tour de France winners. Taking on Ventoux in 2000 was the first year they came to head on head. Everything changed for Armstrong and Pantani following this race - Armstrong went on to win 7 consecutives tours, and Pantani was drien to suicide in a hotel room in Italy.

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