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Tejay van Garderen (USA)

Turned pro

2008

Date of birth

August 12, 1988

Place of birth

Bozeman, Montana, USA

Country

United States

Residence

Aspen, Colorado, USA

Height

6 ft 1 inch / 185 cm

Weight

151 lbs / 69 kg


Bio snapshot

Scored first career WorldTour victory by beating Romain Bardet in summit finish on Stage 4 at Volta a Catalunya on the way to finishing third overall ... Runner-up at Tour of Oman to Chris Froome (Team Sky) in season debut ... 2013: Overall winner of the USA Pro Challenge while winning Vail uphill time trial in record time ... Also helped win the team classification at the USA Pro Challenge ... Runner-up on the double climb of Alpe d'Huez on Stage 18 of the Tour de France ... Won first career stage race and the Stage 6 individual time trial on the way to also helping win the team classification at the Amgen Tour of California ... Finished third overall at Critérium International while earning best young rider honors ... Placed career-best fourth overall at Paris-Nice ... Runner-up at Tour de San Luis on the strength of four top 10 finishes and victory in the team classification ... 2012: Won "best young rider" classification at Tour de France while finishing fifth overall ... Finished fourth in the individual time trial of the UCI Road World Championships and was part of the squad that was runner-up in the team time trial ... Represented the United States in Olympic Games road race in London ... Silver medalist at U.S. national time trial championships ... Won "best young rider" honors at Paris-Nice while finishing fifth overall ... Finished fourth overall at Amgen Tour of California ... 2011: Third overall at USA Pro Cycling Challenge ... Won Best Young Rider classifications at USA Pro Cycling Challenge and Amgen Tour of California … Wore King of the Mountains jersey at Tour de France … Third at 2010 Critérium du Dauphiné. 

Specialties and Strengths

Time trials, climbing, stage races

tejay's latest pictures

Top 10 results 2014

April 12 

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Final Overall Standings

6th

April 12

Vuelta al Pais Vasco, Stage 6 ITT

9th

March 30

Volta a Catalunya, Final Overall Standings

3rd

March 27

Volta a Catalunya, Stage 4

1st

March 26

Volta a Catalunya, Stage 3

4th

Feb. 23

Tour of Oman, Final Overall Standings

2nd

Feb. 22

Tour of Oman, Stage 5   

2nd   

Career Highlights

2013

1st overall, USA Pro Challenge (USA)
1st overall, Amgen Tour of California (USA)
2nd, Stage 18, Tour de France (FRA)
2nd overall, Tour de San Luis (ARG)
3rd overall, Critérium International (FRA)
4th, Paris-Nice (FRA)

2012 

1st, Stage 2, USA Pro Challenge (USA) 
1st, best young rider classification, Tour de France (FRA) 
1st, best young rider classification, Paris-Nice (FRA) 
2nd, TTT, UCI Road World Championships (NED) 
2nd overall, USA Pro Challenge (USA)

2011

2nd overall, Volta ao Algarve (POR)
2nd, prologue, Tour de Suisse (SUI)
3rd overall, USA Pro Cycling Challenge (USA)