2013 USAT Elite National Champion
2011 Huatulco ITU World Cup Champion
2010 USAT ITU/Olympic Athlete of the Year
2010 PATCO Pan American Champion
2009 USAT Elite National Champion
2009 Huatulco ITU World Cup Champion
2008 PATCO Pan American Champion
2013 Highlights: Won his second USA Triathlon Elite national title with a 14th-place finish at the Omegawave World Triathlon San Diego on April 20 • Placed second at the March 16 Mooloolaba ITU World Cup for his first World Cup podium finish since 2011.
Elite Triathlon Career: Finished as the No. 2 American and 36th overall in the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series rankings • Top showing on the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series circuit was a 30th-place effort at the Hamburg event • Finished fifth at the Columbia Triathlon • Wrapped up the 2011 ITU World Championship Series as the top-ranked American (42nd overall) for the second straight year • Finished 10th at the sprint-distance 2011 Guatape ITU World Cup • Placed 10th at the 2011 Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico • Winner of the 2011 Huatulco ITU World Cup for his second career World Cup victory an third straight podium finish in Huatulco • Earned third career WCS top-10 showing by finishing fifth at the 2011 Yokohama WCS event, which will count toward the 2012 WCS standings • Led the U.S. with a 25th-place finish at the WCS Grand Final in Beijing • Winner of the 2011 Chicago Triathlon • Placed third at the 2011 Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon • Finished eighth at the 2011 Monterrey ITU World Cup • Was a repeat winner at the Miami International Triathlon on March 20 • Named the 2010 USA Triathlon Olympic/ITU Athlete of the Year • Finished the 2010 ITU World Championship Series ranked 12th overall and as the No. 1-ranked American • Captured his second career PATCO Pan American Championship title in 2010 in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico • Took third at the 2010 Huatulco ITU World Cup • Finished third at the 2010 USA Triathlon Elite National Championship in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Placed 16th at the 2010 ITU WCS Grand Final in Budapest • Finished fourth at the ITU WCS stop in Kitzbuhel for his second top-10 showing and the best finish by an American in 2010 • Was part of a five-man breakaway on the bike and missed the podium by just 14 seconds • Finished second at the 2010 Life Time Fitness Triathlon • Was 14th at the 2010 Madrid ITU World Championship Series event • Finished 19th at the 2010 ITU World Championship Series race in Seoul • Closed with a strong run to take second at the 2010 ITU Monterrey World Cup • Placed ninth at the 2010 ITU World Championship Series opener in Sydney • Winner of the 2010 Miami International Triathlon • Won the 2009 USA Triathlon Elite national title in Tuscaloosa, Ala. • Ranked fifth among Americans and 51st overall in the 2009 ITU World Championship rankings • Logged four top-10 finishes in ITU races in 2009 • Took first at the Huatulco ITU race and was fourth at the PATCO Pan American Championships in Oklahoma City • Also placed second at the Chicago Triathlon • Ranked third among Americans and 48th overall in the 2008 ITU World Cup rankings • Took first at the Mazatlan PATCO Pan American Championships and the Breezy Point Triathlon in Norfolk, Va., in 2008 • Placed fourth at the 2008 USAT Elite National Championships in Portland, Ore.
Athletic Background: Swam at George Mason University and was also a member of the road cycling team • Picked up swimming at an early age.
Born in May 26, 1983, in Chicago • Hometown is Virginia Beach Va. • Graduated from George Mason University in 2005 with a degree in business management • Read Lance Armstrong's "It's Not About the Bike" in college and decided to try cycling • Favorite race is the Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon • Favorite workout is a long run during a cold, wet and windy day • Sails catamarans during summers with friends, surfs, spear fishing and reads in his spare time • Favorite foods are potatoes, eggs, yogurt, avocados and pizza.