No. 26 - Jason McCartney
|Team: Team DSC |
DOB: 9/3/1973 | Age: 33
Residence: Coralville, Iowa
Height: 6' | Weight: 157
Pro Since: 2001
NRC Rank: 45th
& Points: 354
Specialty: All Around, Climber
Career SummaryJason McCartney is a talented climber and a tough competitor as he demonstrated by winning the King of the mountains overall title during the 2006 Tour de Georgia, despite suffering from stomach flu.
In 2005, he won the KOM title during the San Francisco Grand Prix and raced such notable events as the Tour of Basque Country, Tour de Benelux, Tour of Poland, Tour of Germany, the World Championships, and the Giro d'Italia.
His 2004 performance with Health Net earned him a spot on Discovery's squad. At the Tour de Georgia that year, he won the stage to Dahlonega (named VeloNews North American “Ride of the Year”) and the overall mountains classification.
Events07 Amgen Tour of California
06 Amgen Tour of California
06 Tour de Georgia
05 Tour de Georgia
04 Tour de Georgia
03 Tour de Georgia
- 2006 1st mountains classification, Most Aggressive stages 4, Tour de Georgia; 2nd stage 2 time trial Vuelta a Castilla y Leon; 3rd stage 5 Giro d'Italia; 3rd USA Cycling Time Trial Championships; 5th overall Sachsen Tour; 7th prologue, 10th overall Amgen Tour of California; 10th stage 7 time trial Tour of Germany
- 2005 3rd overall, 1st KOM San Francisco Grand Prix; 4th stage 4, Tour de Georgia
- 2004 1st US Olympic Road Trials; 1st overall Tri Peaks Challenge; 1st mountains classification, 1st stage 4, Tour de Georgia; 1st Snake Alley Criterium; Velonews North American Rider of the Year
- 2003 1st overall Joe Martin Memorial stage race; 1st Snake Alley Criterium
- 2002 stage wins, International Tour de Toona and Tour of Kansas City
- 2001 1st overall, Gateway Cup