Thor Hushovd, Norwegian, class of ’78, was a major player in great cycling at the beginning of the millennium. rank cyclist, very fast, Thor greatest win will always be the Australian World of Geelong 2010, when on the slightly rising home straight he was able to overtake all the favorites, such as Breschel, Davis, Pozzato, Van Avermaet and Freire.
Thor won the under-23 time trial world championship in 1998 and the ranks of Gand-Wevelgem 2006.
He is between the champions who were able to win stages in all the three big Giri, 10 at theTour de France, 1 at the Giro d’Italia (in Scarperia del Mugello for the disqualification of Petacchi in 2007) and 3 at the Vuelta a España.
He wore two time the green jersey of the rank leader, in Paris, at the Tour de France 2005 and 2009.