At Saturday’s Red Hook Criterium in Milan, cyclist Jeremy Santucci had a rage-filled moment when he slammed his bike on the ground and broke it in half. You can hear Santucci tell the crowd “It’s already destroyed,” because, a few minutes before slamming his bike, he was involved in a crash that rendered his bike unusable.
To make things more awkward, that’s not even his bike — vlogger Francis Cade met Santucci before the race, and Santucci noted that his friend Sergio loaned him the bike (seen at 5:57 in the video below):
On Tuesday, Santucci wrote an apology on his Instagram which was attached to video of the Today Show talking about him:
I would like to publicly apologize for my unsportsmanlike conduct.
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At least one rider at Saturday's Red Hook Crit in Milan, Italy, was unhappy with the way his qualifying race ended. The bike he was riding probably wasn't that psyched either - and the same might go for the friend who loaned it to h...