Current Residence: Duanesburg, N.Y.
Hometown: Duanesburg, N.Y.
Birthplace: Schenectady, N.Y.
Current Coach: David Wenger
Team: Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com
Twitter Handle: @curtisjwhite
High School: Duanesburg H.S. (Delanson, N.Y.) '14
Foreign Languages Spoken: French
- 24th, 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships (Hoogerheide, Netherlands), U23 men
- 3rd, 2013 USA Cycling Amateur & Para-cycling Road National Championships, juniors 17-18
- 5 UCI elite men podiums during 2013-14 season
Hobbies: downhill and cross-country skiing
Favorite Race: Koksijde World Cup
Favorite Place to Train: "The Pine Bush" -- secluded sandy trails in Guilderland, N.Y.
Best Cycling Memory: Finishing third in the BPost Bank Trophee in Louenhout
Best Advice Received From a Coach When Starting Out: Attack when it's hardest to
Motivation: Knowing that I have so many people behind me making sacrifices and helping me along the way. My parents, coaches, teachers, peers...it's extremely motivating knowing how much support is behind me.
Hero/Role Model: Sean Kelly
Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: I want to race at the highest level I possibly can, to develop as I go, and always shoot for the top step.
Did You Know?: Curtis is left-handed and colorblind.
First Involvement in Cycling: My dad came from a predominant background in rowing. In his offseason, he raced bikes. I had always been intrigued by the extreme intensity. Cycling was just a natural fit for me.
Family: Father, Thomas White, was on the U.S. Rowing Team 1986-89, finished second at the 1988 Rowing World Championships, and was a five-time USRA national champion...sister, Emma White, is a three-time U.S. national champion in cyclo-cross (2012-14).
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