Sam's few words were:
Made the front selection on the first major dirt section with about 15 guys out of ~50 guys. Got caught at the back in 25+crosswinds and had to bridge a gap, then got popped.
Then in the first major chase group a Garmin kid stacked in right in front of me in the dirt and I had to hop a ditch into a field!
Then I rode with Alexi Grewal (1980 something Olympic champion making his return to racing) for a bit to get back to the cars and then I pulled out to go study for midterms!
See Video HERE
Sam's can be seen at the 18 second mark, just as the peleton is passing and the camera starts to pan, it is if the camera is following Sam on the far side of the group.
Sam is seen again at the 55 second mark, just after the rider in red/white goes off into the grass, you see Sam stacking it into the ditch along the road edge!
...Then almost get run over by a passing Tractor!!! ...which must have been their broom wagon?!!!?