Bobby Lea

Cycling

Name: Bobby Lea
Sport: Cycling
Discipline(s): Track Cycling
Event(s): Omnium
Height: 6-2
Weight: 170
DOB: 10/17/1983
Birthplace: Easton, Md.
Hometown: Topton, Pa.
High School: Gunston Day School (Centreville, Md.) ‘02
College: Pennsylvania State University ‘06, Business Management
Team/Club: Pure Energy Cycling-ProAirHFA
Olympic Experience
  • Two-time Olympian (2008, 2012)
  • Rio Olympic Games, qualified (omnium)
  • London 2012 Olympic Games, 12th (omnium)
  • Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, 16th (madison)
World Championship Experience
  • Most recent: 2012 – 17th
  • 2008, 2011-12
  • Top finish: 11th – 2011 (scratch)
Personal: Son of Rob and Tracy Lea...Has one brother, Syd, who suffered brain damage from a lack of oxygen at birth and is a cycling champion in the Special Olympics...Enjoys driving and fixing antique motorcycles...Won his first of more than 40 national titles at the age of 13...Serves as an Olympic ambassador for Best Buddies International and First Lady Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move!” campaign.

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