Brent Bookwalter (USA)

Turned pro


Date of birth

February 16, 1984

Place of birth

Albuquerque, New Mexico


United States


Asheville, North Carolina, USA


5 ft 11 inch / 180 cm


154 lbs / 70 kg



Bio snapshot

Helped Tejay van Garderen win the overall and was part of the team classification victory at the USA Pro Challenge ... Finished second career Giro d'Italia while finishing fifth on the penultimate stage, the summit finish on Monte Zoncolan ... Helped Cadel Evans win Giro del Trentino while being part of winning team time trial squad ... Sidelined for six weeks by lingering injuries from a crash on Stage 1 of Tour du Haut Var ... 2013: Runner-up overall at the Tour of Alberta and runner-up on Stage 4 while helping win the team classification ... Helped Tejay van Garderen win the USA Pro Challenge and Amgen Tour of California and the team classification at both races ... Earned a roster spot on his third Tour de France team ... Had runner-up finishes in both the time trial and the road race at the USA Cycling national championships ... Won Stage 1 and held the overall lead for two days at Tour of Qatar while also helping win the team time trial and team classification … Helped win the team classification at Tour of Oman ... 2012: Bronze medalist at U.S. national time trial championships ... Helped Johann Tschopp win the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah while garnering two third-place finishes himself on Stages 1 and 3 ... Helped Cadel Evans win Critérium International ... 2011: Third in prologue at inaugural USA Pro Cycling Challenge … Helped Cadel Evans win Tour de France ... Has started and finished four Grand Tours in three seasons ... Won seven collegiate national mountain bike titles at Lees-McRae College.

Specialties and Strengths

Time trials, climbing, stage races

Top 10 results 2014

Aug. 25

USA Pro Challenge, Stage 7


Aug. 22

USA Pro Challenge, Stage 4


Aug. 19

USA Pro Challenge, Stage 1


May 31

Giro d'Italia, Stage 20


May 9

Giro d'Italia, Stage 1 TTT


April 22

Giro dell Trentino, Stage 1 TTT


Jan. 23

Santos Tour Down Under, Stage 3 


Career Highlights


1st, Stage 1, Tour of Qatar (QAT)
1st, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour of Qatar (QAT)
2nd overall, Tour of Qatar (QAT)
2nd, national time trial championship (USA)
2nd, national road race championship (USA)
2nd overall, Tour of Alberta (CAN)
2nd, Stage 3, Tour of Alberta (CAN)


3rd, Stage 1, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (USA) 
3rd, Stage 3, Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (USA) 
4th, Stage 1 (TTT), Vuelta a España (ESP) 
6th, Stage 2 (TTT), Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah (USA) 
8th, Stage 2, (TT), Critérium International (FRA)
10th, Stage 7 (TT), Tour de Suisse (SUI)


2nd, Stage 2 (TTT), Tour de France (FRA)
3rd, prologue, USA Pro Cycling Challenge (USA)
4th, national time trial championship (USA)
9th, national road race championship (USA)