Theuns: BinckBank victory a 'big relief' after long recovery process

Edward Theuns' past 12 months have been a struggle with pain and recovery from broken vertebrae suffered in a crash at the 2016 Tour de France, so when he crossed the finish line Thursday to win stage 4 at the BinckBank Tour, the 26-year-old's celebration was about more than just adding another line to his palmares. The Trek-Segafredo rider announced his return to form with his first win since May of last year.

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