Australian sprinter Caleb Ewan touted as 'next big thing' in WorldTour

Caleb Ewan is already racking up wins in his first season in the senior professional ranks with Orica-GreenEdge

Caleb Ewan at the U-23 mens road race at the 2014 World Road Championships

(Image credit: Graham Watson)

Orica-GreenEdge sports director Matt White is confident that exciting sprint prospect Caleb Ewan will succeed in the WorldTour this season, so much so he has put a number to his victories.

The 20-year-old finished a gutsy second to Heinrich Haussler at the elite men’s Australian national road championship yesterday in what was his senior race debut after three victories and overall title honours at the Bay Classic criterium series earlier this month.

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Sophie Smith is an Australian journalist, broadcaster and author of Pain & Privilege: Inside Le Tour. She follows the WorldTour circuit, working for British, Australian and US press, and has covered 10 Tours de France.