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The terrain of Giro del Trentino has been nothing short of challenging. (Photo courtesy Giro del Trentino.)
The terrain of Giro del Trentino has been nothing short of challenging. (Photo courtesy Giro del Trentino.)

Giro del Trentino, Stage 3: Looking Ahead

22. April 2010

Trento, Italy

The BMC Racing Team will put its support behind its youngest rider for Friday's final stage of the Giro del Trentino, a 172-kiometer race to the top of Alpe di Pampeago.

Butler Can 'Go For It'

BMC Racing Team Assistant Director Michael Sayers has been impressed with the riding of Chris Butler, a 22-year-old Greenville, South Carolina resident competing in his first major international race. "We are going to let Butler go for it," Sayers said. "He has been great here." The 1,760-meter high Alpe di Pampeago is 7.65 km long with an average gradient of 10 percent.