Sam Brand repeated the 2016 story of Tyler Farrar, where he took the help of spectator to compete in the race, when his bike met an accident after only a few kilometers of a ride in the race. Sam Brand was living a dream. The Novo Nordisk rider was racing on his cycle on the Gold Coast of Australia, representing the Isle of Man his small island at the Commonwealth Games.
After this, Brand reached to the same spectator to exchange back his bike and thank him in person for the help and support. Though, Brand The Isle of Man rider was not fortunate to finish the race, but he shared his gratitude toward generous spectator as well as the supportive crowd that motivated him on further.
On his twitter account, Brand said, ‘The kind of support I received from the amazing gentleman was superb and outstanding support on the roads. I can’t explain the kind of happiness I have got. And it is not just me like this gesture of that gentleman, but, my parents standing at the finish line as well as everyone else back at home was happy to this heartwarming support of a spectator”.