July 29, 2011
Alumnus Brent Bookwalter '06 enjoys role in teammate Cadel Evans' Tour de France victory

Brent Bookwalter, a 2006 graduate of Lees-McRae and 2010 Hall of Fame inductee, made his second appearance in the Tour de France this year, aiding teammate Cadel Evans' first TDF victory. Bookwalter, who went pro in 2008, races for BMC Racing, a Swiss-based racing team.

As a Bobcat, Bookwalter won seven national titles in collegiate mountain biking.

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