Steven Cozza

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Steven Cozza
Steven Cozza.jpg
Personal information
Born (1985-03-03) March 3, 1985 (age 29)
 United States
Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (154 lbs)
Team information
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Time Trials, Climbing, Stage races, Classics
Amateur team(s)
2006
2006
Yawadoo-Colba-ABM
TIAA-CREF
Professional team(s)
2007–2010
2011–2012
Slipstream-Chipotle
Team NetApp
Major wins
2007 Vuelta a Chichuahua, 1st team overall, 1st stage 6, 2nd stage 2
2007 Tour of Missouri, 1st best young rider, 1st team overall
Infobox last updated on
February 27, 2012

Steven Cozza (born March 3, 1985) is a professional road bicycle racer, who last rode for Team NetApp.

Cozza helped his father co-found the Boy Scouts equality advocacy group Scouting for All when he was 12 years old.[1]

Cozza broke his left collar bone in his first race of 2010 on stage 2 of the Tour of Qatar, requiring surgery as it was the third time he had broken it. Cozza announced that he would be taking a break from professional cycling in February 2012, in order to fully recover from colitis.[2][3][4] As of July 2012 he is a Realtor for Frank Howard Allen in Petaluma, California.[5]

Palmares[edit]

Amateur[edit]

2003
  • USA Junior National Time Trial Championship, 3rd
  • Le Tour De L'Abitibi, 3rd overall, 1st time trial
  • Keizer der Juniores, Overall, 3rd
  • Grand Prix of The Nations Time Trial (Juniors), 4th
  • Trophee Centre Morbihan, Overall, 4th

Professional[edit]

2004
  • U.S. National Time Trial Championship, 4th
  • Vlaanderens Tweedaagse der Gaverstreek, Time Trial, 3rd
  • Tour du Haut Anjou, Time Trial, 1st
2005
  • Steve Dunlap Memorial Time Trial, 1st
  • Tour De Nez, Stage 1, 1st
  • U.S. U-23 National Time Trial Championship, 1st
  • Tour De Nez, 6th Overall
2006
  • USA Cycling National Festival U-23 Time Trial Championship, 2nd
  • USA Cycling National Festival U-23 Road Race Championship, 3rd
  • Pescadero Road Race, 4th
  • Tour of Utah, Stage 6, 17th
2007
  • Driedaagse van West Vlaanderen, 7th overall, 2nd best young rider
  • Vuelta a Chihuahua, 1st team overall, 1st stage 6, 2nd stage 2
  • Tour of Missouri, 1st best young rider, 1st team overall
  • Marin Double Century, 1st and new course record
  • USA Pro Time Trial Championships, 16th
  • Driedaagse van West Vlaanderen, 7th stage 1
2008
  • Tour of Denmark, Stage 5 ITT, 8th
  • Vuelta Castilla y Leon, 7th prologue
  • Tour of California, 10th, prologue
  • Monte Paschi Eroica, 16th
  • Vuelta a Castilla y Leon, 19th
  • World Road Championships, 23rd

References[edit]

  1. ^ Najafi, Yusef (November 7, 2003). "Gay rights advocate grows up". ScoutingforAll.org (Scouting for All). Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Cozza quits NetApp contract due to health problems". Cycling News (Future Publishing Limited). February 27, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Steven Cozza to pause his career". Team NetApp (NetApp Deutschland GmbH). February 27, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Steven 'The Stache' Cozza to pause his career". SEG Cycling (Sports Entertainment Group). February 27, 2012. Retrieved February 27, 2012. 
  5. ^ Steven Cozza (July 19, 2012). "Boy Scouts Are Ashamed of This Ban". New York Times. 

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