Taylor Phinney

Cycling

Name: Taylor Phinney
Discipline: Road, Track
Height: 6-4
Weight: 180
DOB: 6/27/1990
Birthplace: Boulder, Colo.
Hometown: Boulder, Colo.
High School: Boulder High School
Team: BMC Racing Team


Olympic Experience:

  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012)
  • 2012 Olympic Games, 4th (Road Race, Individual Time Trial)
  • 2008 Olympic Games, 7th (Track Cycling Individual Pursuit)
Career Highlights:
  • 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark, 15th place (time trial)
  • 2011 USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships, 7th (time trial)
  • 2011 Eneco Tour, 4th
  • 2010 U23 Road World Championships, gold (time trial), bronze (road race)
  • 2010 Olympia's Tour, Prologue, 1st (Stages 1, 2, 3, Overall)
  • 2007 Tour of the Gila 2nd (Overall)

Fun Facts: Taylor is the son of Tour de France stage winner Davis Phinney and Olympic cycling and speedskating gold medalist Connie Carpenter-Phinney ... In addition to her gold medal in the 1984 Olympic Games, Taylor's mother, Connie, also competed in speed skating events at the 1972 Olympic Winter Games. She's also a former world champion in Taylor's former track cycling event — the individual pursuit ... Taylor lived in Italy for three years while his parents ran a European Bike Touring company. He's also fluent in Italian

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