Thor Hushovd Joined American Team

Thor Hushovd the cycling champion of world road race Paris – Norway for next year will ride for the BMC American team. He has signed a contract of two-years with the team on Tuesday.


The announcement in this regards has been made on the website of the American team.

Hushovd, who is now 33-year-old and he has won Tour de France two times and he is the winner of the green jersey in (2005 and 2009).

Hushovd was associated with team Credit Agricole and has spent most of his professional career with the team only. He told about joining America’s team, he said that team clear strategy to win Paris Roubaix classic and I am impressed with their strategies and believe I will fulfill my dream of winning the Paris Roubaix classic with their support.

He said, “American team is a serious team and everything in the team look like well-organized”.

“Team has the clear plans for the riders for all the important and big races. Best part of the team is everyone is aware of their respective duties and responsibilities.”

“Winning the Paris-Roubaix classic is the biggest goal I have and I am hoping to get all support for this from BMC. The BMC Racing Team (BRT) has some of the best riders to support me” he added.

Jim Ochowicz, chief of BMC said that Hushovd fits with our requirement perfectly. We have future plans for the team and Ochowicz fits into it aptly.

He said, “Thor has brought a lot of qualities and complements other team riders in races like the Grand Tours and the Spring Classics. We are extremely glad to have the talent, experience and enthusiasm of Thor with us. Thor has signed a two year contract with us, but we want to have a long term relationship with him.”