Taylor Phinney
  • Discipline: Road
  • Date of birth: 6/27/1990
  • Height: 6'5
  • Weight: 187 lbs
  • Education: Boulder High School
  • Birthplace: Boulder, CO
  • Hometown: Boulder, CO
  • Residence: Boulder, CO
  • Team/Sponsors: BMC Racing Team

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Points of Interest/Personal

  • 2007 UCI Junior Road World Championships, Aguascalientes, Mexico — 1st 1km time trial
  • 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 speedskating 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 as a teenager while his parents ran a European bike touring company. He is fluent in Italian.
  • Started cycling competitively at the age of 15 for Team Slipstream's junior team, earning more than 20 wins his first season.
  • Taylor enjoys painting in his downtime.

Olympic/World Championship Results

  • 2016 Olympic Games, Rio de Janeiro — 22nd time trial; DNF road race
  • 2015 UCI Road World Championships, Richmond (Va.), USA — 1st team time trial; 12th individual time trial; 85th road race
  • 2013 UCI Road World Championships, Florence, Italy — 5th individual time trial; DNF Road Race; 4th team time trial
  • 2012 UCI Road World Championships, Valkenburg, Netherlands — 2nd individual time trial; 98th road race; 2nd team time trial
  • 2012 Olympic Games, London — 4th road race; 4th individual time trial
  • 2011 UCI Road World Championships, Copenhagen, Denmark — 15th individual time trial; 24th road race
  • 2010 UCI U23 Road World Championships, Geelong, Australia — 1st individual time trial; 3rd road race
  • 2010 UCI Track World Championships, Ballerup, Denmark — 1st individual pursuit; 3rd omnium
  • 2009 UCI Track World Championships, Pruszków, Poland — 1st individual pursuit; 2nd 1km time trial
  • 2008 Olympic Games, Beijing — 7th individual pursuit (track)
  • 2008 UCI Junior Road and Track World Championships, Cape Town, South Africa — 1st individual pursuit; 3rd 1km time trial
  • 2007 UCI Junior Road World Championships, Aguascalientes, Mexico — 1st 1km time trial
Career Highlights
Three-time Professional Time Trial National Champion — 2016, 2014 & 2010
Seven-time Professional Track National Champion — 2009 (team pursuit, points race & individual pursuit); 2008 (team pursuit, 1km time trial & individual pursuit); 2007 (individual pursuit)

1st — 2014 Dubai Tour
1st — 2014 Dubai Tour, individual time trial
3rd — 2013 Tour of Qatar
1st — 2012 USA Pro Cycling Challenge, individual time trial
1st — 2012 Giro d' Italia, individual time trial
1st — 2012 Giro del Trentino, individual time trial
1st — 2010 U23 Paris-Roubaix
1st — 2010 Olympia's Tour
1st — 2009 U23 Paris-Roubaix
1st — 2008 UCI Track World Cup, individual pursuit
1st — 2007 Le Tour de l'Abitibi International