Jeremy Powers

  
  


Jeremy Powers headshot 2014

Name: Jeremy Powers
Current Residence: Easthampton, Mass.
Hometown: Niantic, Conn.
Birthdate: June 29, 1983
Birthplace: New London, Conn.
Height: 5'11”
Weight: 150 lbs.
Current Coach: Alec Donahue
Team: Rapha-FOCUS
Personal Website: www.JPows.com

 

High School: East Lyme H.S. (East Lyme, Conn.) Class of '01
Sports Played in High School: Cross-country running and baseball
College: Westfield State College
Degree(s)/Major(s): Criminal Justice & Environmental Science
Foreign Languages Spoken: Flemish

Top National Championship Results

Career Highlights

  • 9th, 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup, Valkenburg, Netherlands
  • 24th, 2014 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships (Hoogerheide, Netherlands), Elite men
  • 1st, 2013/14 USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar, Elite men’s overall ranking
  • 1st, 2012/13 USA Cycling Professional Cyclo-cross Calendar, Elite men’s overall ranking
  • 1st, 2011/12 USA Cycling International Cyclo-cross Calendar, Elite men’s overall ranking
  • 1st, 2010/11 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar, Elite men’s overall ranking
  • 1st, 2009 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Calendar, Elite men’s overall ranking
  • 1st, 2001 UCI Mountain Bike World Cup, Napa, Calif., Junior men (cross-country)

Favorite Race: Providence Cyclo-cross Festival (Providence, R.I.)

Favorite Place to Train: Western Massachusetts and Boulder, Colo.

Best Cycling Memory: Winning the 2012 USA Cycling Cyclo-cross National Championships

Best Advice Received From a Coach When Starting Out: Don't worry about what others are doing, only focus on what you're doing.

Motivation: The consistent self-improvement, refinement and perfection of my skills

Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: World Cup podium, World Championship podium, and if cyclo-cross is in the Olympics I'd like to part of that.

Did You Know? Jeremy is involved in the production of the Behind the Barriers show...his grandfather played baseball for the Brooklyn Dodgers

First Involvement in Cycling: Mountain biking with friends in East Lyme, Conn., starting around 11-12 years old. It was something I fell in love with immediately.

Hobbies: Music, food, travel and life

Charity Work/Community Involvement: Started JAM Fund, a 501-C3 nonprofit, with my two best friends Alec Donahue and Mukunda Feldman. Our goal is to continue to find, develop and help up-and-coming cyclists from New England reach their goals in cycling (or life!) without being constrained by money and equipment.  Our biggest charity event is the Grand FUNdo. This year will be its fourth year. It's on July 19,2014 – GrandFundo.com.



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