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Caleb Ewan Looks To Tour 2018

Caleb Ewan gains his first stage win in Giro d’Italia after which he is hoping to repeat his run of success in Tour de France. However, it would be the 2018 event that he would be working on, being a sprinter of Orica-Scott team.

Having secured a win in the seventh stage of the Giro d’Italia, Caleb Ewan says that he dreams of taking to the Grand Tour race of Tour de France. Being 22 years of age and hailing from Australia, he was exuberant about his win. He stated that every cyclist dreams of working towards the Grand Tour and that is something he hopes to win in 2018.

He knows that he is yet to reach the best of his potential and hence there is a lot that he needs to work towards. However the win in the Giro was helpful in bolstering his confidence. He knows that this is a work in progress and is hopeful that by next year he would be a sprinter capable of taking on the other best competitors in the Grand Tour.

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Gregory James LeMond is a former professional road cyclist from U.S.A. He was the first American cyclist to win the Tour de France in 1986. In 1987, he was shot in a hunting accident and was seriously injured due to which he had to take a long break from cycling. He was so determined and strong athlete that he came back to the cycling arena and won the Tour de France competition in 1989 and 1990.

LeMond started his career as a junior rider but very soon he was there competing with the talented cyclists in the professional level. He was selected for the U.S. Olympic team in 1980 at the age of 18, the youngest ever but didn’t get an opportunity to participate in the competition. He then showed his capability and strength to prove others that he is no less than the best riders in the circuit. Read more »