Kuss To Replace Gesink In Jumbo-Visma's Giro D'Italia Squad

Sepp Kuss (LottoNL-Jumbo) launches a solo attack on stage 6 of the 2018 Tour of Utah

Sepp Kuss will replace the injured Robert Gesink in Jumbo-Visma ’s line-up at this month’s Giro d’Italia , the team have confirmed. Gesink was originally slated as one of the seven men to support Primoz Roglic at the Corsa Rosa , but the Dutchman suffered a broken collarbone and pelvis in a crash during Sunday's Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Kuss has been training at altitude recently ahead of the Tour of California, so the American should be able to slot into the team with relative ease. The Giro will be Kuss’ second Grand Tour and his first appearance at the Italian race. The 24-year-old Kuss turned professional with Jumbo-Visma last year, having previously raced with the US Rally team. He made a big impression in the latter half of the year, winning the Tour of Utah before going on to debut at the Vuelta a España. At the Spanish Grand Tour, Kuss was ...

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