Sweat Sergent L

100% cotton

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3 reasons for choosing this product

  • This casual and elegant sweat in tribute of Sergent Lapize, sports and heroes of WW1
  • Quality and comfort of the mesh
  • Sold in a gift box detailing the shirt's history, written in association with the French Sports Museum.

 

Delivery costs

France 7,00 € - Offert à partir de 150 €
European Union 15,00 €
Other countries 30,00 €

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One Heroe, one Story : Sergent Lapize

Born in 1887, Octave Lapize was a cyclist in the early 20th century. He ran the Tour de France 6 times and won it in 1910.

 Stocky, stubborn and tough, measuring 1m65 « le frisé » or « Curly » as he was nick-named was the unbeaten French champion from 1911 to 1913.

According to Paul Espeit, another cyclist, he was « one of the greatest cyclists the least spoken about ». Maybe because of the war which would break the promising future of so many athletes !

In 1914 he trained as a pilot and became an instructor in the air force. In February 1917 he went to the front.  A few months later on the 14th July, he was killed in combat aboard his fighter plane of the squadron N90 whose emblem was a singing rooster.

Octave Lapize was buried on the 17th July 1917 in the Toul cemetery in the presence of his father and the Ace Maurice Boyau.

Details

  • Sweat-shirt, 100% cotton Amarican Knit 250gr
  • Little Round Neck
  • Badge on the Chest
  • Sizes : S, M, L, XL, XXL, 3XL
  • Color : Stone
  • Sold in its gift box detailing the product's history

Cleaning instructions

Machine washable at 30°C inside out, wash with like colours, risk of disgorging, gentle ironing, machine drying not recommended.

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