Danielle Mullis


Danielle Mullis
Danielle Mullis
Current Residence: Rochester Hills, Mich.
Hometown: Rochester Hills, Mich.
Birthdate: Feb. 13, 1997
Birthplace: Solihull, United Kingdom
Height: 5'4"
Weight: 125 lbs.
Current Coaches: Christian Williams
Team: West Michigan Coast Riders
High School: Notre Dame Preparatory School (Pontiac, Mich.) Class of '14

College(s): Furman University, Class of '18

Career Highlights

  • 2014 Jr. 17-18 scratch race, points race and team sprint Champion
  • 2013 Jr. 15-16 team pursuit and omnium champion
  • 2009 Jr. 10-12 omnium champion

Hobbies: "Playing music, listening to music and riding my bike recreationally."

Favorite Race: The International Tour de Rimouski

Favorite Place to Train: Downtown Detroit

Best Cycling Memory: "Spending a week at the Olympic Training Center in 2013 at a sprint training camp."

Best advice received from a coach when you were starting out: "Train smart, race fast," Ray Dybowski

Motivation: "The fulfillment I get from seeing success/improvement after all the hard work I’ve put in during training. I enjoy seeing how far I can push myself both physically and mentally."

Hero/Role Model: "Frankie Andreu – a local cycling star who I’ve met on a number of occasions. He is a perfect example of someone who succeeds with modesty."

Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: "My main target is to represent the USA at the Olympics one day, and I would also like to go into the medical field as an emergency physician."

First Involvement in Cycling: "One day, I went down to the local velodrome in Bloomer Park. Kids ride for free, so I hopped on a bike and rode a few laps of the track. A few days later, I came back and rode a few more laps. Within a couple of months, I was competing at my first national championship event in LA."

Did you know: Danielle plays many instruments, including oboe, clarinet, piano and guitar, and she sings.

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