Name: Tejay van Garderen
Sport: Cycling
Discipline: Road
Height: 6'1”
Weight: 148
Current Residence: Boulder, Colorado

Career Highlights:
  • 2009 U23 Road World Championships, 13th place, time trial
  • 2008 U23 Road World Championships, 24th place
  • 4th place — 2011 USA Cycling Professional Road National Championships
  • 4th place — 2012 Amgen Tour of California, overall
  • 1st place, Best Young Rider classification — 2012 Paris-Nice
  • 3rd place — 2011 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Colorado, general classification
  • 1st place — 2009 Tour du Haut Anjou, overall

Fun Facts: The young superstar wore the kind of the mountain jersey at the 2011 Tour de France at only age 22 ... As a 14-year-old, he came close to beating a time of two hours for the Mount Evans hill climb, a 28-mile climb of nearly 7,000 feet

Learn more: 
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