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Taylor Phinney


T Phinney
  • 2008
  • 2012

Name: Taylor Phinney
Sport: Cycling
Discipline: Road, Track
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 180
Current Residence: Boulder, Colorado
School: Boulder High School

Olympic Experience:

  •  2012 Olympic Games, 4th in Men's Road Race, 4th in the individual time trial
  •  2008 Olympic Games, 7th in Men's Track Cycling Individual Pursuit
Career Highlights:
  • 15th place — 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark, Time Trial
  • 2010 U23 Road World Championships — Gold medal, Time Trial; Bronze medal, Road Race
  • 7th place — 2011 USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships, Time Trial
  • 4th place - 2011 Eneco Tour, Overall
  • 1st place — 2010 Olympia's Tour, Prologue, Stages 1, 2, 3, and Overall
  • 2nd place — 2007 Tour of the Gila — 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

Learn more: 
USA Cycling

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