Satellite broadcaster Sky has released exclusive videos of the Team Sky Tour de France cyclists in Virtual Reality
Footage of the Sky Team was shot over a training day in Monaco and during the Tour of Romandie in Switzerland, two major preparations before the French competition in July.
The interactive video was released yesterday on Facebook. Three minutes in length, the film features 360º views of the team training on static bikes as well as interviews, and footage of the stage race in Switzerland.
Sky’s Virtual Reality executive producer, Neil Graham said: “Team Sky are always at the forefront of the latest technology to push their performance further, and by inviting our VR cameras they are bringing fans even closer to their preparation. It’s an amazing insight to one of the most successful teams in sport."
The Tour de France begins in Mont Saint-Michel on 2nd July.