Tour de France winner Froome shows off badly burnt back after new mesh suit fails to protect rider from South African heat

The Northern Echo: OUCH: Chris Froome's back after a training session in South Africa. OUCH: Chris Froome's back after a training session in South Africa.

IN January Britain's Chris Froome showcased Team Sky's new for 2014 'fishnet style' cycling outfit to his twitter followers.

'Trying out my new 2014 @TeamSky @rapharacing kit. The skin suit takes #marginalgains to the next level,' Froome tweeted.

Unfortunately for the reigning Tour de France champion the black mesh material took #sunburn to the next level as well.

Froome's fiancée Michelle Cound took to Twitter to post the picture of her husband-to-be's red raw back, along with the words: 'The danger with wearing mesh jerseys... #OUCH'

 

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