The Ultimate Job

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In this morning’s edition of the Rocacorba Daily news digest: Grass fire cuts short stage 4 of the Tour of the Murray River; Katrin Garfoot takes bronze in the women’s Commonwealth Games ITT; Rohan Dennis takes silver in the men’s Commonwealth Games ITT; Acquarone – “Someone forged my signature. RCS controls should have spotted it”; […]


The Ultimate Job: ending the journey on the Champs-Elysees

Over the past two weeks we’ve followed Matt McCullough and Stefano Ferro as they made their way around France, tackling amazing climbs and following Le Tour. In this final post, our Ultimate Job winners see out the 2014 Tour de France on the Champs-Elysees, watching the race from “Norwegian Corner”.


The Ultimate Job: the seven best reasons to visit the Tour de France

In their penultimate piece about their two-week trip to France to follow the Tour de France and ride some of the country’s iconic climbs, our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano provide seven reasons why you should head over and do the same.


The Ultimate Job: tackling the mighty Col du Tourmalet

As the Tour de France made its way to Paris, our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano got the chance to climb one of the most famous ascents in the Pyrenees: the Col du Tourmalet. Here’s their report from that ride.


The Ultimate Job: the fans, festivities and towns of Le Tour

Our Ultimate Job winners Matt McCullough & Stefano Ferro have been in France for over a week now, riding stages of Le Tour and climbing iconic mountains. In this instalment they focus on one of the ingredients of the Tour de France that makes the race such an impressive spectacle: the road-side fans.


The Ultimate Job: the madness of the publicity caravan

The journey through France continues for our Ultimate Job winners, Matt McCullough and Stefano Ferro. On day five the pair headed to the start of stage 15 to take in all the excitement and atmosphere in the town of Tallard.


The Ultimate Job: first contact with the race and climbing the Col d’Izoard

Our Ultimate Job winners Matt & Stefano have now hooked up with the Tour de France and in this post they take you along as they head up the Col d’Izoard ahead of stage 14.


The Ultimate Job Begins!

Our “Ultimate Job” competition winners have now touched down in France and will be bringing back daily reports on what it’s like to “experience” the Tour de France. Here’s their first post. Follow #UltimateJob on Instagram or Twitter to seen ongoing updates and see all the posts here.


Mark Gunter – An inside view of photography at the Tour de France

In this post, Stefano Ferro, one of our “Ultimate Job” competition winners, catches up Australian professional photographer Mark Gunter to find out more about how he got into the business, what equipment he uses, and what it’s like to be working at the Tour de France.


The Ultimate Job: having a moment on the Col du Glandon

Our Ultimate Job competition winners Matt McCullough and Stefano Ferro have just finished their second day in France, a day spent tackling the mighty Col du Glandon. Here’s their report and some great photos.