The 22-year-old speedster notched a win at the Abu Dhabi Tour to show he can beat the world's top sprinters.
Rui Costa wins the 2017 Abu Dhabi Tour, while Caleb Ewan takes out the world's best sprinters on a rain-soaked fourth and final stage on
Total dominance from the Australians as Caleb Ewan sprints to fourth stage win and Richie Porte claims overall victory.
The 22-year-old sprinter won three of the first four stages at the Tour Down Under, but his real test will come on European roads.
Caleb Ewan won his third stage of the Tour Down Under, maneuvering through a disorganized sprint to cross the line first in Campbelltown.
Caleb Ewan won his second stage in the Santos Tour Down Under Thursday, out-sprinting world champion Peter Sagan in stage 3.
Caleb Ewan wins stage 1 of the Santos Tour Down Under, like he did in 2016, and claimed the race's first leader's jersey.
Reigning Australian crit champ Caleb Ewan claimed his second straight People's Choice Classic, the annual curtain raiser event for the TDU.
It's the start of another long year for Australian pros who are fully aware of early season burnout and a form slump in Europe come April.
After winning the criterium at the Australian road championships, Ewan said he's found another gear for sprint finishes.