The voorjaarskern around Greg Van Avermaet will slowly but surely form. Also Gijs Van Hoecke has signed a contract with the company of manager Jim Ochowicz. The 26-year-old man from East-flanders is the Dutch LottoNL-Jumbo.
The arrival of van Hoecke’s not really a big surprise. Van Avermaet and Van Hoecke are training partners and are often together on the training path. Moreover, it was Van Hoecke end of contract. “Even though I was good at my current employer, yet I was immediately charmed by the proposal of Jim Ochowicz. He has with BMC’s proven that he knows how a team should build. I am convinced that he is also the new team, sponsored by CCC, to the best in the world. It is an honor to be a part of.”
Of course there is the factor Of the Team. “Greg is my regular training partner. It goes without saying that I Greg will assist in the spring and that I will do to him to good results. I consider this transition as the next step in my career.“