Joey Rosskopf

Joseph Rosskopf (born September 5, 1989) is an American cyclist from Decatur, Georgia, who currently rides for UCI ProTeam Rally Cycling.[2]

Joey Rosskopf
Quaregnon - Le Samyn des Dames & Le Samyn, 2 mars 2016, départ (D053).JPG
Rosskopf in 2016
Personal information
Full nameJoseph Rosskopf
Born (1989-09-05) September 5, 1989 (age 31)
Decatur, Georgia, United States
Height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight76 kg (168 lb; 12.0 st)
Team information
Current teamRally Cycling
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional teams
2010Mountain Khakis
2011–2012Team Type 1–Sanofi Aventis
2013–2014Hincapie Sportswear Development Team
2015–2020BMC Racing Team[1]
2021–Rally Cycling
Major wins
One-day races and Classics
National Time Trial Championships (2017, 2018)
Medal record
Men's road bicycle racing
Representing BMC Racing Team
World Championships
Silver medal – second place 2016 Doha Team time trial
Pan American Championships
Silver medal – second place 2014 Puebla Road race
Silver medal – second place 2014 Puebla Individual time trial

CareerEdit

A professional since 2010, Rosskopf was named in the start list for the 2015 Vuelta a España[3] and the start list for the 2016 Giro d'Italia.[4] He won the Tour du Limousin in 2016, and became the second rider from the Americas, after Leonardo Duque, to win the race.

Rosskopf was the winner of the United States National Time Trial Championships in 2017 and 2018.[5] In July 2019, he was named in the startlist for the 2019 Tour de France.[6]

In November 2020, Rosskopf signed a two-year contract with the Rally Cycling team, from the 2021 season.[7]

PersonalEdit

Rosskopf graduated from Decatur High School.

Major resultsEdit

2011
2nd Overall Tour of Rwanda
1st Stage 4
2012
4th Tour of the Battenkill
9th Overall New Zealand Cycle Classic
2013
1st   Overall Paris–Arras Tour
1st Stage 1
1st Stage 4 (ITT) Tour de Beauce
3rd Overall Flèche du Sud
3rd Philadelphia International Championship
2014
1st   Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st Stage 5
1st   Mountains classification Tour of Utah
Pan American Road and Track Championships
2nd   Road race
2nd   Time trial
6th Overall USA Pro Cycling Challenge
2015
1st Stage 3 (TTT) Critérium du Dauphiné
1st Stage 1 (TTT) Vuelta a España
2016
1st   Overall Tour du Limousin
1st Stage 1
1st Stage 5 (TTT) Eneco Tour
2nd   Team time trial, UCI Road World Championships
6th Overall Tour of Utah
10th Japan Cup
2017
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Volta a Catalunya
10th Overall Tour de Yorkshire
2018
1st   Time trial, National Road Championships
2020
1st   Mountains classification Tour Down Under
3rd Overall Tour Poitou-Charentes en Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Grand Tour general classification results timelineEdit

Grand Tour 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
  Giro d'Italia 85 70 64
  Tour de France 73
  Vuelta a España 124 81
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Valter completes CCC Team's 2020 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Future plc. November 25, 2019. Retrieved January 1, 2020.
  2. ^ "Rally Cycling". UCI.org. Union Cycliste Internationale. Archived from the original on January 6, 2021. Retrieved January 6, 2021.
  3. ^ "Vuelta a España 2015". Cycling Fever. Retrieved August 21, 2015.
  4. ^ "99th Giro d'Italia Startlist". Pro Cycling Stats. Retrieved May 6, 2016.
  5. ^ https://www.knoxnews.com/story/sports/2018/06/21/joey-rosskopf-amber-neben-repeat-usa-cycling-time-trial-champions/715752002/ Knox News. Retrieved February 13, 2019.
  6. ^ "2019: 106th Tour de France: Start List". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved July 1, 2019.
  7. ^ Dreier, Fred (November 5, 2020). "Joey Rosskopf heads to Rally Cycling on a two-year deal". VeloNews. Pocket Outdoor Media Inc. Retrieved November 5, 2020.

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