Good for him. Many congratulations to him and to Denmark. Yes, you do have to look quite hard for the Danish hills but it does not seem to have done him any great harm on this course.He is cool as a cucumber
It's generally being reported as the Danish sports achievement of the year, and as having similar significance to the mens football Euro title in 1992 and mens handball gold medal in 2016.
Incidentally, Mads Pedersen is leading a new trend amongst danish pro riders (those not focused on climbing), in that he has moved back to Denmark and is doing all his training at home, as opposed to most pro riders living in Italy or Spain due to the weather.