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Tanner Putt Named US National Team Director for Tour de l’Avenir and U23 UCI Road World Championships

Tanner Putt Named US National Team Director for Tour de l’Avenir and U23 UCI Road World Championships

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 18, 2022) — From 18th to 28th August 2022, the Tour de l’Avenir will cross France from West to East,…

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SALT LAKE CITY, Utah (August 18, 2022) — From 18th to 28th August 2022, the Tour de l’Avenir will cross France from West to East, justifying its reputation as the U23 Tour de France. The victories of the Colombian Egan Bernal in 2017, and the Slovenian Tadej Pogačar in 2018, showcased their talent before stepping up to the WorldTour

This year, the event will start with a prelude team time trial in La Roche-sur-Yon (Vendée). The first three stages through the Vendée, Charentes, Vienne and Indre departments, are classified as flat, and will precede a longer team time trial on Stage 4, which will take place between Gueugnon and Saint-Vallier (Saône-et-Loire). The final 5 stages are all classified as mountain stages, interrupted only by the rest day after Stage 6. Tanner Putt. Photo courtesy Peak State Fit “I am looking forward to directing the U23 National Team this fall at the Tour de l’Avenir and World Championships. After racing on the team for four years and competing in 2 World Championships, I am excited to use my experience and knowledge to help the next generation of American cycling. It has always been a dream of mine to come back and support a program that has given me so much,” exclaimed Tanner when asked about the recent decision.

After his coaching stint in France, Tanner will head to Australia to direct the team at the U23 UCI Road World Championships from 9/18-25 in Wollongong — just 80km from Sydney, Australia — where […]

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