Caleb Ewan is going to another level, says White

Caleb Ewan (Orica-Scott) would have been forgiven for resigning himself to the notion that this was going to be an ill-starred Giro d'Italia. On the opening stage in Olbia, the Australian won the bunch sprint but was denied the first maglia rosa of the race by Lukas Pöstlberger's almost accidental late breakaway. A day later, Ewan pulled his foot out of its pedal when he was in the box seat to claim the spoils in Tortolì.

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Barry Ryan
Head of Features

Barry Ryan is Head of Features at Cyclingnews. He has covered professional cycling since 2010, reporting from the Tour de France, Giro d’Italia and events from Argentina to Japan. His writing has appeared in The Independent, Procycling and Cycling Plus. He is the author of The Ascent: Sean Kelly, Stephen Roche and the Rise of Irish Cycling’s Golden Generation, published by Gill Books.