Caleb Ewan: ‘I will be pinching myself on the Tour de France start line’ | Kieran Pender

04 July 2019 06:00
After several false dawns, the Australian sprinting prodigy will finally make his Tour debutWhen Caleb Ewan takes to the Tour de France start line on Saturday, he will wonder what might have been. He may only be 24, but the Australian has coveted a start since he was a precocious teenager, eager to prove himself at this grandest of Grand Tours.Ewan collected his first Grand Tour win in 2015, sprinting to victory on an early stage of the Vuelta a España. Two years later he secured success in Italy, at the hallowed Giro d’Italia. But the Tour de France is the first among equals, and for consecutive seasons a start with his team Mitchelton-Scott eluded Ewan. Related: Legendary Tourmalet climb promises fresh Tour de France torment | William Fotheringham Related: Tour de France 2019: full team-by-team guide Continue readingreadfullarticle

Source: TheGuardian