The life and times of Bradley Wiggins

Bradley Wiggins
Bradley Wiggins

TOUR De France champion Bradley Wiggins is in demand at the moment, with his autobiography flying off the shelves.

The 32-year-old has released extracts of his book through the Sun newspaper and has revealed details of his wedding to Shevington-born Cath.

He said; “I was drunk on my wedding day.

“I’d been on the stag night until 6am and then had a few ‘sharpeners’ in the bar beforehand.

“By the end of the night I was in no state to carry Cath to the bedroom.

“I suspect I was carried to the bridal suite and laid out on the corpse.”

He also spoke about how he missed the birth of his son, Ben, due to racing.

He said: “I was off racing for a cycling team I despised when I should have been at my wife’s side.

“I rushed home, but I was too late.”

And Bradley revealed how being hit by a car changed his life.

He said: “My first bad crash was a blessing in disguise.

“I was 12 and went off in a strop after a row with my mum about riding at night.

“A car in Shepherd’s Bush hit me. I was knocked unconscious and broke a collar bone.

“I got £1,700 compensation and bought my first proper racing bike.”

He added that he has a collection of boxing memorabilia and loves playing the guitar.