Hushovd gives explanation

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Hushovd gives explanation

Thor Hushovd had a tough time this year. BMC Racing Team recently gave an explanation for his poor performance this season. The basic reason, according to them, is that Hushovd suffered from a virus attack and muscle swelling. The physician of the BMC Racing Team, Max Testa conceded that the news was true. Hushovd went through some medical tests at the Salt Lake City Health and Fitness Institute and the report said about the virus attack.

Testa also stated that the tests were done to know the reason why Hushovd wasn’t able to cope up with his routine exercises. As he was unable to get on with the scheduled exercises, he was having problem with his performance all along the season. A symptom of post-viral infection with muscle inflammation has been detected at the end of the tests. Testa also asserted that he is currently under medication and his condition is improving. The BMC Team thinks that Hushovd will be completely fit before the next season.

Thor Hushovd, the former world champion, had a disastrous season this year, restraining himself from taking part in most of the tournaments. Apart from pulling himself out from the Giro d’Italia after five rounds, he also skipped Tour of Poland. He finished fifth at Paris-Nice on a stage and that was his best performance this year. Now Hushovd is relaxed to know the reason of his poor show up. He asserted that his confidence level fell down as a result of this weakness and this caused him a severe problem.

On being asked about his schedules for the upcoming season Thor Hushovd asserted that he is now totally aware of his condition and is expecting to come back strongly. He is likely to start his training very soon. The BMC Racing Team is keeping faith in Hushovd and they think that he will reach his peak form when the 2013 season starts.

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Thor Hushovd relaxed

Thor Hushovd hasn’t had a good season this year. BMC Racing Team has found an explanation for his pitiable performance this season. It has been detected that Hushovd was ill with a virus and muscle swelling. Max Testa, the physician of the BMC Racing Team, told that the news was true. Hushovd went through some medical tests at the Salt Lake City Health and Fitness Institute and the report said about the virus attack.

Testa also stated that the tests were done to make clear why Hushovd wasn’t able to bear with his routine exercises. As he was not able to tolerate the rigid exercises, he was having problem with his performance all along the season. A symptom of post-viral infection with muscle inflammation has been detected at the end of the tests. It is also reported by Testa that he is currently under medication and his condition is getting better. It is expected of Hushovd that he will be completely fit before the next season.

Thor Hushovd, the former world champion, had a disastrous season this year as he sidelined himself from most of the tournaments. Apart from pulling himself out from the Giro d’Italia after five rounds, he also didn’t manage to complete Tour of Poland. He came fifth at Paris-Nice on a stage and that was his best performance this year. Now Hushovd is relaxed to know why it went wrong for him. He asserted that his confidence level fell down as a result of this weakness and this caused him a severe problem.

Being asked about his thoughts on the upcoming season Thor Hushovd states that he is now totally aware of his condition and is hoping to come back strongly. He is likely to start his training on October. The BMC Racing Team is keeping faith in Hushovd and they think that he will be back to his natural form when the Classics seasons of 2013 starts.

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Thor Hushovd Eyes Pink Jersey

Norwegian cyclist Thor Hushovd has his eyes firmly set on claiming the overall stage winner’s Pink Jersey at the Giro d’Italia, the second most prestigious Grand Tour to all the cyclists in the world, behind only the famous Tour de France, and he will be going all guns blazing to claim the jersey. The cyclist, who rides for the Team BMC along with riders of the caliber of Taylor Phinney, who currently holds the Pink Jersey after three stages of the race as well as mark Cavendish has yet to see his name announced as the winner of a race in the current calendar season and he is looking to change all that by claiming the Pink Jersey at the end of the race.

The only commendable performance that he managed to put out this year was by crossing the line at seventh position in the Paris-Nice at its seventh stage. Thor Hushovd has been a regular at the Giro d’Italia, having participated in the all the editions of the race since he first rode at the 2001 edition knows the circuit like the palm of his hands and he is aiming to utilize the knowledge to his advantage.

Although the Norwegian stated that he did not have enough time to practice properly after the Paris-Roubaix, he believes that whatever he has done is enough to leave his competitors behind him. He looked good even in the Paris-Roubaix but an unfortunate crash cost him what was almost certain victory.

The 34 year old, although in his 11th season at the Giro d’Italia, has never actually embarked on the race with much aim in his mind but Thor Hushovd knows that he is coming towards the end of his career and wants to leave a lasting legacy at the Giro d’Italia as well.