Name: Jacob Duehring
Current Residence: Costa Mesa, Calif.
Hometown: Huntington Beach, Calif.
Birthdate: August 8, 1985
Birthplace: Tallahassee, Fla.
Weight: 168 lbs.
Current Coach: Colby Pearce
Team: Felt Shimano
High School: Edison H.S. (Huntington Beach, Calif.) Class of '04
College: Cal State Fullerton '08
Other Sports Played in High School: Baseball and Swimming
- 2nd, 2013 USA Cycling Elite Mass Start Track National Championships, Men's Madison
- 1st, 2013 USA Cycling Elite Timed Track National Championships, Men's Team Pursuit
- 2nd, 2013 USA Cycling Elite Timed Track National Championships, Men's Omnium
Favorite Race: Points race
Favorite Place to Train: Mallorca
Best Cycling Memory: Being selected for the 2014 UCI Track World Championships
Best Advice Received From a Coach When Starting Out: Don't overthink things. Just race your bike.
Motivation: Knowing I have the ability to achieve great things...friends...family...and all my supporters.
Hero/Role Model: His father.
Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: Medal at a World Cup during the 2014/15 World Cup season...make the 2015 Worlds Team...make the 2016 Olympic Team...be the best person possible on and off the bicycle...I want people to say I am more than a good rider. I also want to be known as a good person.
Did You Know?: Jacob did not start racing road or track bikes until 2009...he also worked in the bicycle industry for five years before deciding to go after his dreams of competing against the world's best and making the Olympic Team.
First Involvement in Cycling: Raced BMX as a kid.
Hobbies: Cooking, hiking and being outdoors
Family: Parents are Bill and Debbie Duehring...has one brother (Zachary) and three sisters (Megan, Aubrey and Victoria)...Zachary is an All-American swimmer...Megan plays field hockey.
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