Curtis White

  
  


Curtis White headshot 2014
 
Name: Curtis White
Current Residence: Duanesburg, N.Y.
Hometown: Duanesburg, N.Y.
Birthdate: 9/28/95
Birthplace: Schenectady, N.Y.
Height: 6-1
Weight: 155
 
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
 
Career Highlights:  
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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