July 06, 2010
Lees-McRae alumnus Brent Bookwalter makes Tour de France debut

Former Lees-McRae cyclist Brent Bookwalter makes his Tour de France debut this week after a second place finish in the Giro d'Italia prologue. Bookwalter finished in 11th place in the Tour de France prologue Saturday.

Bookwalter, a 2006 graduate of Lees-McRae who won seven collegiate national mountain bike titles while racing for the Bobcats, now rides for BMC Racing Team alongside teammates Cadel Evans and George Hincapie.

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