Evelyn Stevens

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Evelyn Stevens
Evelyn Stevens Battenkill 2009.jpg
Stevens at the 2009 Tour of the Battenkill, which she won
Personal information
Full name Evelyn Stevens
Born (1983-05-09) May 9, 1983 (age 31)
Claremont, California
Height 1.65 m (5 ft 5 in)[1]
Weight 56 kg (123 lb) (2012)[1]
Team information
Current team Team Specialized-lululemon
Discipline Road
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2010-2011
2012
HTC Columbia Women
Team Specialized-lululemon
Major wins
United States US National Time Trial Champion (2010, 2011)
La Flèche Wallonne Féminine (2012)
Exergy Tour (2012)
Route de France (2012)
Infobox last updated on
September 20, 2012

Evelyn Stevens (born May 9, 1983) is an American professional road cyclist riding for Team Specialized-lululemon in 2012. She competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the Women's road race, finishing 24th.[2]

Early life[edit]

Stevens was born in Claremont, California but grew up in Acton, Massachusetts,[3] where she attended Acton-Boxborough Regional High School.[4] She studied government and women and gender studies at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and was a member of the college's tennis team.[5]

After graduating in 2005[3] she moved to New York City where she worked for Lehman Brothers for two years, then for mezzanine fund Gleacher Mezzanine before quitting in July 2009 to take up cycling full-time.[6]

Palmarès[edit]

Source:[7]

2008
1st Green Mountain Stage Race Cat 3/4 Women
2009
1st Overall, Tour of the Battenkill
1st Overall, Jiminy Peak
1st Overall Bear Mountain
1st Overall Housatonic Hills
1st Overall, Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
1st Overall, Cascade Classic
2nd Overall, Route de France
2nd National Time Trial Championships
2010
1st MaillotUSA.PNG National Time Trial Championships
1st Giro Donne Stage 7[8]
1st Nature Valley Grand Prix Stage 6
1st Redlands Classic, Stage 3
2011
1st MaillotUSA.PNG National Time Trial Championships
2012
1st Overall, Women's Tour of New Zealand
1st La Flèche Wallonne Féminine
1st Overall, Gracia-Orlova
1st Overall, Exergy Tour[9]
3rd Overall, Giro Donne
1st stage 3
1st Overall Route de France
1st stages 7 & 9
1st MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Championship, Team Time Trial (together with Ellen van Dijk, Charlotte Becker, Amber Neben, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg and Trixi Worrack)
2nd, World Championship, Individual Time Trial
2013
2nd Overall, Gracia-Orlová
1st Stage 1
1st Giro della Trentino
1st Overall Parx Philly Classic
1st Amgen Tour of California Women’s Time Trial
1st Merco Cycling Classic
1st MaillotMundialCrono.PNG World Championship, Team Time Trial (together with Ellen van Dijk, Carmen Small, Katie Colclough, Lisa Brennauer and Trixi Worrack)
4th World Championship, Individual Time Trial
5th World Championship, Road Race
2014
1st Overall Thüringen Rundfahrt der Frauen
1st Stage 4
Stevens won with Specialized–lululemon the team time trial at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Athletes: Evelyn Stevens". london2012.com. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  2. ^ "London 2012 results". 
  3. ^ a b "Evelyn Stevens". USA Cycling. Retrieved August 15, 2012. 
  4. ^ Klajman, Ed (August 6, 2012). "Evelyn Stevens relishes Olympic experience". Wicked Local Acton. 
  5. ^ "Catching up with rising star Evelyn Stevens". VeloNews. July 14, 2009. 
  6. ^ Albergotti, Reed (August 10, 2009). "Cycling’s One-in-a-Million Story: Overworked Wall Streeter Buys a Bike to Stay Fit, Discovers an Elite Talent". Wall Street Journal. 
  7. ^ Evelyn Stevens profile at Cycling Archives
  8. ^ Atkins, Ben (July 8, 2010). "Evelyn Stevens solos over Ghisallo to take Giro Donne stage seven". velonation.com. 
  9. ^ "Evelyn Stevens wins Exergy Tour". espn.go.com. May 28, 2012. Retrieved May 28, 2012. 

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