Critérium du Dauphiné stage 5 with cyclists racing against one another in formation

Cyclists in France Endured a Freak Hailstorm in the Middle of a Race

Outdoor sports leagues often have to contend with the capricious ways of mother nature. From rain to snow, to intense heat and cold, athletes are often asked to perform in conditions that are far from ideal. In some cases, extreme weather may even cause an event to be delayed or canceled. Rarely, however, does it put athletes …