‘Gentlemen in England now abed shall think themselves accursed they were not here.’
Every so often sport conjures imperishable moments that leave an indelible mark on the hearts and minds of those fortunate enough to witness such feats of wonder, those fortunate enough to say: ‘I was there.’
But what if you were not there? Much like an instantly recognisable and unapologetically bold Richard Mille watch, these moments are extraordinarily rare, so does that mean you should think yourself accursed, as Shakespeare put it in Henry V?
Well, we wouldn’t go quite that far. But just in case, for your delectation or, for some of our younger readers, even education, here are six timeless moments that epitomise the fearless pursuit of better and perpetual hunger for progress that is shared by McLaren and our partner Richard Mille.