On the day that Geraint Thomas won his second stage of the Tour de France at Alpe d’Huez Orla Chennaoui spent the day with Team Sky coaches Rod Ellingworth and Xabier Artetxe.

It meant she had a ring-side seat as the Tour’s most important stage played out — one that changed everything for Thomas and Sky, and which had special significance for Ellingworth, who set Thomas on his journey nearly 15 years ago.

Listen to how the day unfolded from their perspective, from organising roadside feeds to encountering roadside hostility.