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An evening with Phil Liggett & Paul Sherwen
Intiman Theatre
Seattle, WA
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Pre-sale tickets for this event have ended. The pre-event VIP reception is sold out, but tickets for the show are still available and can be purchased at the door starting at 7pm. $40 for general public, $35 for Cascade Bicycle Club and WSBA members (cash and credit card accepted). The show will run from 7:30-9:30pm with a post show reception and autograph signing.








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An evening with Phil Liggett & Paul Sherwen
Cascade Bicycle Club is very proud to present an evening with TWO of the true legends in the history of cycling; Phil Liggett, MBE and Paul Sherwen. Phil is universally referred to simply as "The Voice of Cycling." For those of us who watch cycling regularly, he is indeed considered royalty; someone who is totally revered and whose voice transcends the sport itself. His broadcast partner for many of these years, Paul Sherwen will be joining Phil onstage for one glorious evening you'll not want to miss!

Phil is a former amateur cyclist and active cycle advocate, and has worked as a television commentator since 1978. In addition to the many bicycle events he has covered eight summer and five winter Olympic Games for ITV, BBC, CBS and NBC. He has also worked on Thirty-Seven "Tour's de France" events, never having being home to Hertfordshire, England during the month of July since 1973!

In June 2005, he became a Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the Queen's Birthday Honors list and in October 2007 he was given a Lifetime Achievement award by the US Hall of Fame.

Paul Sherwen is an expert cycling analyst for many of the largest cyclig events in the world; including the Tour de France, Tour of California and USA ProCycling Challenge. In 2012, Sherwen was an analyst for road and track cycling coverage at the 2012 London Olympics. Sherwen first covered the Olympics in 1996 in Atlanta and again in 2008 for the Beijing Games.

Sherwen is one of the most well-known voices in cycling, providing analysis for NBC Sports Group's coverage of various events including the Tour de France. In 2012, Sherwen called the epic three-week race for the 34th time. Paul Sherwen worked as a cycling commentator for ABC Sports' and ESPN's coverage of the Tour de France from 1991 to 2000, and served as a cycling analyst for the NBC production of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.

As a professional cyclist, Sherwen was a two-time British National Cycling champion in 1986 and 1987, participated in the Tour de France seven times and raced in all major European tours and one-day classics. Covering cycling for more than 150 days each year, he spends the remainder of his time at home in Uganda, Africa with his wife, Katherine, and two children.

Seventy-five lucky V.I.P ticket buyers will get the change to enjoy an intimate pre-show meet & greet party, complimentary wine tasting from the Vin du Lac winery of Chelan, tasty hors d'oeuvres from Seattle Bagel Bakery, plus receive preferred front of the house seating for the show.

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Intiman Theatre
201 Mercer St
Seattle, WA 98109
United States


Categories

Sports > Cycling

Kid Friendly: Yes!
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: Yes!

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