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Ben King (cyclist)

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Ben King
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Personal information
Full name Benjamin King
Born (1989-03-22) March 22, 1989 (age 26)
Richmond, Virginia, United States
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Team information
Current team Cannondale-Garmin
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Domestique
Amateur team(s)
2004–2005 Charlottesville Racing Club
2006–2007 Hot Tubes Cycling
Professional team(s)
2008 Kelly Benefit Strategies-Medifast
2009–2010 Trek-Livestrong
2011 Team RadioShack
2012–2013 RadioShack-Nissan
2014– Garmin-Sharp
Major wins
National Road Race Championships (2010)
Infobox last updated on
January 22, 2014
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Benjamin "Ben" King (born March 22, 1989) is an American professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Cannondale-Garmin.[1][2] King turned professional in 2008.[2]

Personal

Born on March 22, 1989, in Richmond, Virginia, King spent his adolescence in North Garden, Virginia, United States.[3][4] King resides in North Garden, Virginia,[5][6] and Lucca, Tuscany, Italy.[7][8] King graduated from Monticello High School, in Charlottesville, Virginia, in 2007.[9][10] He attended Virginia Tech, in Blacksburg, Virginia, between 2008 and 2009.[11][12] King is a Christian.[11][13]

Career

King rode for Kelly Benefit Strategies-Medifast, a UCI ConTeam, in 2008.[14][15] King rode with Trek-Livestrong, a UCI ConTeam, for the 2009 and 2010 seasons.[16][17]

In September 2010, he won the National Road Race Championships.[18][19] King signed with Team RadioShack, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2011 season.[18][19] King signed with RadioShack-Nissan, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2012 season.[20][21] He remained with RadioShack-Leopard the following year.[22][23]

King signed with Garmin-Sharp, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.[24][25][26] In March 2015, King won Stage 1 of the Critérium International.[27][28]

Palmarès

Sources:[29][30][31]

References

  1. ^ "Team Cannondale - Garmin (TCG) - USA". UCI World Tour (Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale). Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Ben King". Garmin-Sharp (Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC). Retrieved January 27, 2014. 
  3. ^ Sue George (October 27, 2014). "Ben King hopeful for a chance to race 2015 Worlds at home". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved April 16, 2015. 
  4. ^ Barry Ryan (February 24, 2015). "2015 roads lead to Richmond for Ben King". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved April 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ Cory Mull (August 2, 2014). "Albemarle’s Ben King reflects on Tour de France feat". News Leader (Tysons Corner, Virginia: Gannett Company, Inc.). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  6. ^ Ashley Halsey III (January 30, 2015). "What you should know about the UCI Road World Championships". The Washington Post (Washington, D.C.: Nash Holdings LLC). Retrieved April 22, 2015. 
  7. ^ Barry Ryan (December 9, 2011). "King looking to continue progress with RadioShack-Nissan-Trek". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  8. ^ Andrew Hood (April 28, 2014). "Q&A with Ben King: a ‘work in progress’ hunting an opportunity". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved December 28, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Former Virginia Tech student places 53rd in Tour de France". WDBJ (South Bend, Indiana: Schurz Communications, Inc). July 28, 2014. Retrieved May 17, 2015. 
  10. ^ Cory Mull (July 18, 2014). "King heading for first Tour de France". News Leader (Tysons Corner, Virginia: Gannett Company, Inc.). Retrieved July 18, 2014. 
  11. ^ a b Cody Owens (November 14, 2011). "The King of the road". College Times (Blacksburg, Virginia: College Media Solutions, Inc). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  12. ^ "King steps up in the ranks". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). January 9, 2008. Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  13. ^ Sierra Fink (July 14, 2014). "Ben King Tells of Craziness of His First Tour de France". Athletes in Action (Orlando, Florida: Cru). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  14. ^ Susan Westemeyer (December 15, 2011). "Kelly Benefit Strategies/Medifast adds five for 2008". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved December 2, 2014. 
  15. ^ Neal Rogers (February 2, 2008). "Road Warriors: Kelly Benefit Strategies-Medifast prepares for California debut". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved December 2, 2012. 
  16. ^ "Trek-Livestrong strengthens in Solvang". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). January 20, 2010. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  17. ^ "Continental team rosters for 2010". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). December 24, 2010. Retrieved December 19, 2014. 
  18. ^ a b Kirsten Frattini (September 19, 2010). "USA Cycling Professional Championships 2010". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  19. ^ a b Brian Holcombe (September 19, 2010). "Ben King soloes to U.S. pro road title and a Trek-Livestrong sweep in Greenville". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  20. ^ "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek announces lineup for 2012". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). December 5, 2011. Retrieved January 17, 2012. 
  21. ^ Sue George (December 6, 2011). "RadioShack-Nissan-Trek finalizes 2012 roster". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved January 27, 2014. 
  22. ^ Andrew Hood (November 5, 2012). "Daniele Bennati leaving RadioShack-Nissan for Saxo Bank-Tinkoff Bank". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved December 26, 2012. 
  23. ^ Xylon van Eyck (November 7, 2012). "RadioShack-Nissan roster taking shape for 2013, Frank Schleck remains on board for now". VeloNation (Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  24. ^ Brian Holcombe (September 12, 2013). "Garmin set for dramatic overhaul in 2014". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). Retrieved December 26, 2013. 
  25. ^ Nigel Wynn (September 13, 2013). "Ben King signs to Garmin for 2014". Cycling Weekly (London, England: IPC Media). Retrieved September 16, 2013. 
  26. ^ Pat Malach (July 1, 2014). "Q&A: Ben King looks forward to his debut Tour de France". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). Retrieved December 26, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Criterium International stage 1: Ben King wins Cannondale's first race of 2015". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). March 28, 2015. Retrieved March 28, 2015. 
  28. ^ "Ben King opens Criterium International with victory". VeloNews (San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc.). March 28, 2015. Retrieved March 29, 2015. 
  29. ^ "Benjamin King". Cycling Archives. Retrieved March 7, 2013. 
  30. ^ "Benjamin King". Cycling Base. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  31. ^ "Benjamin King". USA Cycling. Retrieved December 27, 2013. 

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Preceded by
George Hincapie
USA National Road Race Champion
2010
Succeeded by
Matthew Busche

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