Jim Ochowicz at the Tour de France, 2010
|Full name||Jim Lionel Ochowicz|
December 23, 1951 |
|Current team||BMC Racing Team|
|1972, 1976||USA Olympic road cycling team|
|2000, 2004, 2008||USA men's Olympic road|
|2007–||BMC Racing Team|
|Infobox last updated on
January 1, 2014
Jim Ochowicz (born December 23, 1951) is a former bicyclist and manager of the BMC Racing Team. He was inducted into the United States Bicycling Hall of Fame in 1997 as a contributor to the sport of cycling.
In 1981, Ochowicz founded the successful 7-Eleven squad, which he managed through 1995. In 2007 he began the BMC Racing Team, which first competed on the international professional cycling circuit in 2010.
- 2011 Pezcyclingnews interview of Jim Ochowicz by Matt Wood
- 2013 Wall Street Journal – business relationship with Hein Verbruggen and Thomas Weisel.
- http://www.cyclingnews.com/news/jim-ochowicz-us-team-ready-to-repeat Jim Ochowicz: US team ready to repeat
- http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/sports/cycling/7124490.html Ochowicz comes full circle: BMC Racing co-owner put cycling on map in U.S. with 1986 7-Eleven team
- "Jim Ochowicz Olympic Results". sports-reference.com. Retrieved 28 October 2014.
- http://www.usacycling.org/news/user/story.php?id=3512 Mark Abramson elected president of USA Cycling Board of Directors
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