No. 128 - Chris Wherry
|Team: Toyota-United Pro Cycling Team |
DOB: 7/18/1973 | Age: 33
Hometown: Boulder, Colorado
Residence: Durango, Colorado
Height: 6'2" | Weight: 162
Hobbies: Hiking, camping, surfing, snowboarding, flying
Pro Since: 1997
NRC Rank: 11th
Specialty: All Around
Career SummaryForced to sit out the first half of 2006 due to illness, former USPro Road Champion Chris Wherry made up for lost time. He finished 2006 with seven victories including a stage win and overall title of the Cascade Classic and two stage wins at the Tour of Utah.
2005 was Wherry’s biggest season with his win at the Wachovia USPro Road Championships. That year, he also took the overall title at the 2005 Redlands Classic. He had another stellar year in 2002 that included a victory in the epic 138-mile Saturn Cycling Classic in Colorado.
An all-around rider who enjoys long, hard and highly tactical races, Wherry is unique in that he possesses speed, endurance and climbing strength.
Events07 Amgen Tour of California
06 Amgen Tour of California
05 Tour de Georgia
04 Tour de Georgia
- 2006 3rd overall Volta Ciclista Provincia Tarragona; 18th U23 UCI World Road Championships
- 2006 1st overall, stage 1 Cascade Classic; 1st stages 2 and 3 Tour of Utah; 1st stage 3 Tour de Nez; 1st Melon City Criterium; 1st Burlington Road Race; 2nd Snake Alley Criterium
- 2005 1st Wachovia USPRO National Cycling Championships; 1st overall, 2nd stage 2, Redlands Classic; 4th overall and 2nd individual time trial, San Dimas; 3rd Points classification, 2nd Prologue, 2nd stage 1, Sea Otter Classic; 3rd overall, Vuelta Sonora Arizona; 5th National Time Trial Championships
- 2004 4th overall Boulder stage Race; 1st Colorado State Criterium Championships; 5th overall, Tour of Connecticut; 6th National Time Trial Championships; 3rd overall Pomona Valley stage Race
- 2003 1st Iron Horse Classic Criterium
- 2002 1st Saturn Cycling Classic; 1st Cascade Classic; 1st Tour of the Gila; 1st Valley of the Sun stage Race, 2001 3rd overall Tour of Langkawi; 4th Tour de Limosain
- 1991 1st Chequamagon Fat Tire Festival