No. 24 - Tom Danielson
|Team: Team DSC |
DOB: 3/13/1978 | Age: 28
Hometown: East Lyme, CT
Residence: Durango, CO
Height: 5' 8 | Weight: 129
Hobbies: Fort Lewis Collegiate Cycling Scholarship
Pro Since: 2002
NRC Rank: 22nd
& Points: 615
UCI Rank: 54th
& Points: 45
Specialty: All Around, Climber, Time Triallist
Career SummarySince joining the Discovery Channel Pro Cycling team in 2005, Tom Danielson has continued to prove himself as one of the sport's hot new talents. In 2006, he won the Tour of Austria, finished second overall in the Tour of Georgia, and sixth overall in the Vuelta a Espana.
In 2005, he won the Tour de Georgia, finished 7th overall in the Vuelta a Espana, and 5th in the Tours of Langkawi and Austria. He is also a two-time collegiate national mountain bike champion and holds hill climb records for Mt. Washington and Mt. Evans.
Strong on the climbs and in time trials, Danielson will be looking to improve on his 8th place finish overall in the inaugural Amgen Tour of California.
To assist young cyclists, he has helped create the Fort Lewis College Cycling Scholarship fund and the Tom Danielson Junior Cycling Cup.
Events07 Amgen Tour of California
06 Amgen Tour of California
06 Tour de Georgia
05 Tour de Georgia
03 Tour de Georgia
- 2006 1st overall Tour of Austria; 6th overall, 1st stage 17, 4th stage 1 team time trial Vuelta a Espana; 2nd overall, 1st stage 5 (Blairsville to Brasstown Bald), 2nd stage 3 time trial, 3rd mountains classification, Tour de Georgia; 3rd stage 5 team time trial Giro d'Italia; 8th overall Amgen Tour of California; 9th overall Tour de l'Ain; 10th overall, Tirreno-Adriatico
- 2005 1st overall, 1st stage 5 Tour de Georgia; 4th overall, 2nd stage 5, Setmana Catalana; 5th overall2nd stage 4, Tour of Austria; 5th overall, Tour de Langkawi; 8th overall and 5th stage 1, Vuelta a Espana; 2nd mountains classification Sachsen Tour International;
- 2004 1st Mt Evans Hill Climb (broke 10-year record by 4 minutes); 15th stage 7, Tour of Switzerland
- 2003 1st overall Tour de Langkawi; 1st Nature Valley Grand Prix; 1st Cascade Classic; 1st International Tour de Toona; 1st Pomona Valley stage Race; 1st Redlands Bicycle Classic; 1st Iron Horse Bicycle Classic (new record);
- 2002 1st overall, Tour of Qinghai Lake, China with two stage wins; 1st Mt. Washington Hill climb (new record); 1st US Collegiate MTB Championships; 1st Tour de los Alamos; 2nd Iron Horse Bicycle Classic;
- 2001 1st US Collegiate MTB Championships