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Joseph Lloyd "Joe" Dombrowski (born May 12, 1991) is an American professional road racing cyclist, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam EF Education First.[1] A professional since 2011,[2] Dombrowski has also competed for Bontrager–Livestrong and Team Sky.

Joe Dombrowski
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Dombrowski in 2011
Personal information
Full nameJoseph Lloyd Dombrowski
Born (1991-05-12) May 12, 1991 (age 28)
Christiana, Delaware, United States
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight68 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current teamEF Education First
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeClimber
Amateur team(s)
2007–2008NCVC–Inova Health System
2008–2010Haymarket Bicycles–Function Drinks
2010Trek–Livestrong (stagiaire)
Professional team(s)
2011–2012Trek–Livestrong
2013–2014Team Sky
2015–Cannondale–Garmin
Major wins
Stage races
Tour of Utah (2015)

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PersonalEdit

Born on May 12, 1991, in Christiana, Delaware, United States, Dombrowski spent his adolescence in Marshall, Virginia, United States.[3][4] He resides in Marshall, Virginia[5][6] and Nice, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France.[7][8] Between 2009 and 2010, Dombrowski attended George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.[9][10]

CareerEdit

Early yearsEdit

Dombrowski began mountain biking in 2006 and road racing in 2009. He competed with Trek–Livestrong, a UCI Continental team, for the 2011[11][12] and 2012 seasons.[13][14] During the 2012 season, Dombrowski garnered significant results.[15][16] He won the Girobio, finished fourth at the Tour of Utah, and placed tenth at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge.[17][18]

Team Sky: 2013–2014Edit

Dombrowski signed with Team Sky, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.[19][20] During the 2013 season, Dombrowski assisted British teammate Chris Froome in various multi-day races.[21][22] During the 2014 season, Dombrowski underwent successful iliac artery surgery.[23][24]

Cannondale–Garmin: 2015–presentEdit

Dombrowski signed with Cannondale–Garmin, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2015 and 2016 seasons.[25][26] While preparing for the 2015 Vuelta a España, he won the Tour of Utah.[27][28] He recommitted to Cannondale–Drapac for the 2017 and 2018 seasons.[29][30] He remained with the team into 2019.[31]

Career achievementsEdit

Major resultsEdit

2011
2nd Overall Giro della Valle d'Aosta
1st   Young rider classification
1st Stage 5
6th Overall Tour of the Gila
8th Overall Flèche du Sud
2012
1st   Overall Girobio
1st Stages 4 & 8
3rd Overall Tour of the Gila
4th Overall Tour of Utah
1st   Youth classification
10th Overall USA Pro Cycling Challenge
1st   Youth classification
10th Overall Cascade Cycling Classic
10th Trofeo Alcide Degasperi
2013
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Giro del Trentino
6th Japan Cup
2015
1st   Overall Tour of Utah
1st Stage 6
2nd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Overall Tour of California
7th Overall Tour de San Luis
2016
8th Overall Tour of Utah
2018
5th Overall Colorado Classic
6th Overall Tour of Utah
2019
3rd Overall Tour of Utah
1st Stage 6
7th Overall Route d'Occitanie

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
  Giro d'Italia 34 69 63 12
  Tour de France
  Vuelta a España 46 88 101
Legend
DSQ Disqualified
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "EF Education First Pro Cycling". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. Archived from the original on January 2, 2019. Retrieved January 2, 2019.
  2. ^ "Joe Dombrowski". Cannondale–Garmin. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  3. ^ Rick Maese (October 1, 2012). "Can Joe Dombrowski ride out of Lance Armstrong's shadow?". The Washington Post. Washington, D.C.: The Washington Post Company. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  4. ^ Jeff Malmgren (January 21, 2013). "Team Sky's the limit for cycling Fauquier grad Joe Dombrowski". Fauquier Times. Leesburg, Virginia: Virginia News Group. Retrieved January 20, 2015.
  5. ^ Gregor Brown (April 15, 2013). "'Neo-pro Joe' Dombrowski to miss 2013 Giro d'Italia". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  6. ^ Mike Marino (May 14, 2013). "For Dombrowski, being on the shelf has been a pain". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  7. ^ Matthew Beaudin (March 15, 2013). "The learning curve". ESPN.com. Bristol, Connecticut: ESPN Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  8. ^ "Neo-pro Joe Dombrowski running with the pack". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. December 12, 2012. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  9. ^ Jeff Malmgren (June 26, 2012). "Marshall's Joe Dombrowski could be cycling's next big name". Fauquier Times. Leesburg, Virginia: Virginia News Group. Retrieved January 11, 2015.
  10. ^ Bruce Buckley (May 26, 2011). "Trek-Livestrong's Joe Dombrowski: Still surprising himself". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved January 11, 2014.
  11. ^ Kirsten Frattini (November 16, 2010). "Trek-Livestrong rebuilds with new talent in 2011". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  12. ^ "USA Cycling announces ten Continental teams and their rosters". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. December 24, 2010. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  13. ^ Kirsten Frattini (May 9, 2012). "Bontrager-Livestrong confident ahead of Amgen Tour of California". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  14. ^ "USA Cycling announces 12 UCI Continental teams for 2012". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. December 13, 2011. Retrieved December 19, 2014.
  15. ^ Daniel McMahon (August 20, 2012). "2012 USA Pro Challenge: Riders to Watch". Bicycling. Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale, Inc. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  16. ^ Gregor Brown (February 14, 2013). "Velo International Under-23 Rider of the Year: Joe Dombrowski; International Best Team Director: Allan Peiper". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved January 9, 2014.
  17. ^ Chris Case (June 20, 2012). "Dombrowski Q&A: Respect and satisfaction at the Baby Giro". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  18. ^ Peter Hymas (January 14, 2013). "Class of 2013: 10 Questions with Joe Dombrowski". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved January 19, 2015.
  19. ^ Pat Malach (October 14, 2014). "Dombrowski looking for fresh start in 2015". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  20. ^ Daniel McMahon (October 26, 2012). "Nine Questions With Europe–Bound Ian Boswell and Joe Dombrowski". Bicycling. Emmaus, Pennsylvania: Rodale, Inc. Retrieved January 19, 2014.
  21. ^ Gregor Brown (February 18, 2013). "Joe Dombrowski's successful Sky debut in Oman". Cycling Weekly. London, England: IPC Media. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  22. ^ Jeff Malmgren (July 22, 2013). "Marshall's Dombrowski helped Team Sky prepare for Tour de France win". Fauquier Times. Warrenton, Virginia: Times Community Media. Retrieved January 18, 2014.
  23. ^ Matthew Beaudin (August 8, 2014). "Dombrowski has surgery on leg artery, looks to future". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 12, 2014.
  24. ^ Stephen Farrand (September 16, 2014). "Transfers: Dombrowski set to move from Team Sky to Cannondale". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved September 16, 2014.
  25. ^ Pat Malach (October 14, 2014). "Dombrowski looking for fresh start in 2015". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  26. ^ Matthew Beaudin (October 8, 2014). "Dombrowski Q&A: Moving to Cannondale, time with Sky, and surgery". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved October 14, 2014.
  27. ^ Pat Malach (August 11, 2015). "Dombrowski comes of age at Tour of Utah". Cyclingnews.com. London, England: Immediate Media Company Limited. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  28. ^ "Joe Dombrowski clinches Tour of Utah title". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. August 9, 2015. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  29. ^ "Cannondale–Drapac renew with Dombrowski". Cyclingnews.com. London, England: Immediate Media Company Limited. July 18, 2016. Retrieved July 18, 2016.
  30. ^ Michael Better (July 19, 2016). "A mid-season chat: Joe Dombrowski talks beer, cars, and renewed contract with Cannondale-Drapac". CyclingTips. South Melbourne, Victoria: BikeExchange Pty. Ltd. Retrieved July 19, 2016.
  31. ^ "Dombrowski extends with EF Education First-Drapac". Cyclingnews.com. Immediate Media Company. October 16, 2018. Retrieved January 2, 2019.

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