Chazmichael Morales


Chazmichael Morales
Chazmichael Morales
Current Residence: El Segundo, Calif.
Hometown: El Segundo, Calif.
Birthdate: April 2, 1997
Birthplace: Anaheim, Calif.
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 168 lbs.
Current Coaches: Roger Young
Team: ROKFORM/Rock N Road
High School: California Virtual Academy(Simi Valley, Calif.) Class of '15

Career Highlights

  • 2009-2014 SCNCA Southern California/Nevada District Jr. Track Champion
  • 2014 Jrs. Track National Championships 17-18: 1st team pursuit, 2nd scratch, 3rd individual pusuit
  • 2013 Jrs. Track National Championships 15-16: 1st team pursuit, 2nd Madison, 3rd match sprints
  • 2012 Jrs. Track National Championships 15-16: 1st match sprint, 2nd 500m, 2nd omnium
  • 2011 Jrs. Track National Championships 13-14: 1st omnium
  • 2009 Jrs. Track National Championships 10-12: 1st omnium

Hobbies: Riding his bike, playing piano, Boy Scouts, traveling, hiking, swimming, backpacking and dance

Favorite Race: Scratch

Favorite Place to Train: Velo Sports Center in Carson, Calif.

Best Cycling Memory: "Winning my first Nationals."

Best advice received from a coach when you were starting out: "Just do it!"

Motivation: "My passion for the sport."

Hero/Role Model: Bobby Lea

Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: Olympics for track cycling and doctoral degree in sports nutrition

First Involvement in Cycling: "I became involved after I visited a LA84 Foundation booth at the Long Beach Bike Tour. Connie Paraskevin offered youth an opportunity to ride the velodrome for free! My mom signed me up and I haven't stopped riding at the track."

Did you know: Chazmichael is an Eagle Scout.

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