I’m really excited for Tejay Van Garderen. If all goes smoothly, tomorrow will be his first stage race win since 2009.
During the post race press conference today he expressed his gratitude to his team, as they always do. But he also acknowledged how his maturity as a professional cyclist was blossoming. He showed confidence in himself as a rider and a podium contender for the upcoming tour. Especially after today’s stage it looked as though his stresses had all but subsided.
“I think I’ve finally shown I have the whole package. I’ve just got to keep cool and do my thing.”