The sports journalist Matt Rendell’s relationship with Colombia began in 1998 when he was working on his book Kings of the Mountains, which was later made into the documentary of the same name for Channel 4 (United Kingdom). Rendell, who has won various awards for his sports journalism, will present Colombia es pasión!, a book about the achievements of the cyclist Egan Bernal who, when he won the 2019 Tour de France, became the youngest champion in the 110-year history of the race. The work talks about the lives and dreams of Colombian cyclists, telling inspirational stories of success and how the titles that this new generation of cyclists has brought to Colombia have changed the country’s image in the world. In conversation with Antioquia journalist Pablo Arbeláez Restrepo, linked to cycling for more than 30 years.
With the support of RCN and Postobón