Mitch Docker meets a man whose voice will be familiar to cycling fans throughout the world. For many, Matt Keenan is the voice of the Tour de France thanks to his lead commentary work which is heard by viewers in the US, Australia and anywhere that takes the world feed from race organiser ASO.

Matt grew up in the same neighbourhood as Mitch and also dreamed of being a professional cyclist. When he realised he didn’t have the engine for Life in the Peloton he switched his sights to a job in the commentary booth.

Mitch gets to the heart of the commentator’s job – the difficulty of identifying riders, explaining a complex sport to a broad audience and striking up a rapport with a co-commentator. Sit back, relax and enjoy a conversation with one of the most recognised voices of cycling.

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