Swift reflects on dream win in Tour Down Under

Ben Swift places third overall, Tour Down Under 2011, stage six

Sky's Ben Swift took another major step in his young career last week at the Tour Down Under. He gave Sky its first win of the season with stage two. For good measure, he took a second one on the final day, enough to move into third overall.

On the overall podium, Swift stood behind winner, Australian Cameron Meyer (Garmin) and second-placed Matt Goss (HTC), also an Australian.

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Gregor Brown

Gregor Brown is an experienced cycling journalist, based in Florence, Italy. He has covered races all over the world for over a decade - following the Giro, Tour de France, and every major race since 2006. His love of cycling began with freestyle and BMX, before the 1998 Tour de France led him to a deep appreciation of the road racing season.