Theunisse escapes with Anselmo Fuerte and Pascal Richard on the lower slopes of the
Col de la Croix de Fer. He will break away and ride a brilliant
individual effort to win at L'Alpe d'Huez!
photo: Graham Watson
Dutch grimpeur, Gert Jan Theunisse dominated the 1989 Tour de France
winning the fabled L'Alpe d'Huez stage. He wore the KOMs jersey for 12 stages winning the
mountain's classification ...convincingly!