Nathan Haas

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Nathan Haas
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Nathan Haas at the Qhubeka Charity Gala in Girona 2016
Personal information
Full name Nathan Peter Haas
Nickname Haasy[1] or The Rabbit
Born (1989-03-12) 12 March 1989 (age 28)
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Weight 71 kg (157 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Dimension Data
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Professional team(s)
2009–2011 Praties
2012–2015 Garmin–Sharp
2016– Team Dimension Data
Major wins

Stage races

Tour of Britain (2012)
Herald Sun Tour (2011)

One-day races and Classics

Japan Cup (2011, 2014)

Nathan Peter Haas (born 12 March 1989) is an Australian professional road racing cyclist who rides for UCI ProTeam Team Dimension Data.

Biography[edit]

Originally a mountain biker, Haas represented Australia in two UCI World Championships. However, in 2009, Haas switched to road racing.

In 2011, after dominating Australia's domestic National Road Series with Genesys Wealth Advisers teammate Steele Von Hoff, Haas won the 2011 Herald Sun Tour.[2][3] Haas also won the 2011 Japan Cup,[4] a race featuring numerous UCI ProTeams. After his victory, Haas turned professional, signing with Garmin–Cervélo.[5][6]

During Haas's first professional season, he struggled with severe saddle sores.[7] Following Jonathan Tiernan-Locke's doping ban, Haas was retroactively awarded the 2012 Tour of Britain title; he originally finished second to Tiernan-Locke.[8] During the 2013 season, Haas finished sixth overall at the Tour de Langkawi,[9] and competed in his first Grand Tour, the Giro d'Italia.[10] While riding the 2014 Tour Down Under, Haas garnered his first UCI World Tour point,[11] before finishing the race fifth overall.[12]

Born in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Haas currently resides in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.[1] He was named in the start list for the 2015 Tour de France.[13] In the autumn of 2015 Team Dimension Data announced that Haas had signed with them for the 2016 season, joining former team-mate Tyler Farrar at the South African outfit.[14]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Sources:[1][15][16]

2009
5th Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2010
4th Time trial, National Under–23 Road Championships
2011
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Tasmania
1st Japan Cup
2nd Road race, National Under–23 Road Championships
2012
1st Jersey yellow.svg Overall Tour of Britain
1st Stage 2 (TTT) Tour of Utah
10th Japan Cup
2013
6th Overall Tour de Langkawi
2014
1st Japan Cup
4th Overall Herald Sun Tour
1st Stage 1
5th Overall Tour Down Under
6th Brabantse Pijl
2015
3rd Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
5th Overall Circuit Cycliste Sarthe
6th Brabantse Pijl
2016
1st Stage 4 Vuelta a Burgos
1st Jersey pink.svg Mountains classification Tour de Yorkshire
4th Road race, National Road Championships
5th Grand Prix Cycliste de Montréal
6th Grand Prix Cycliste de Québec
6th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
2017
3rd Road race, National Road Championships
4th Amstel Gold Race
4th Overall Tour Down Under
7th Cadel Evans Great Ocean Road Race
10th Overall Tour of Oman

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia DNF 104 DNF
A yellow jersey Tour de France DNF
A red jersey Vuelta a España 143 DNF
Legend
Did not compete
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Nathan Haas at Garmin-Sharp". Garmin–Sharp. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. 28 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ Jane Aubrey (16 October 2011). "Emotional Haas takes overall win after five incredible days of racing". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Alex Hinds (27 October 2011). "Haas to Garmin-Cervélo, Von Hoff to Chipotle in 2012". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Haas continues incredible run in Japan". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. 23 October 2011. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Garmin signs young Aussie Haas". ABC News. Sydney, New South Wales: Australian Broadcasting Corporation. 27 October 2011. Retrieved 21 January 2012. 
  6. ^ Shane Stokes (26 October 2011). "Confirmed: Nathan Haas to make WorldTour debut in 2012 VeloNation". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 1 January 2014. 
  7. ^ Tan, Anthony (16 April 2012). "Cycling Central podcast". SBS Cycling Central. Sydney, New South Wales: Special Broadcasting Service Corporation. Retrieved 19 October 2012. 
  8. ^ "Sir Bradley Wiggins to defend Tour of Britain title". BBC Sport. London, England: BBC. 2 September 2014. 
  9. ^ Ben Atkins (2 March 2013). "Nathan Haas: "Something we try to do is really to stamp our name on a race."". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved 18 January 2014. 
  10. ^ Alex Malone (4 March 2013). "Giro d'Italia debut part of bigger picture for Haas". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 2 January 2014. 
  11. ^ Aaron S. Lee (25 January 2014). "Potential podium slipping away from Nathan Haas at Tour Down Under". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 25 January 2014. 
  12. ^ Zeb Woodpower (26 January 2014). "Final day victory for Andre Greipel at the Tour Down Under". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved 26 January 2014. 
  13. ^ "2015 Tour de France start list". Velo News. Retrieved 2 July 2015. 
  14. ^ O'Shea, Sadhbh (1 October 2015). "Haas and Fraile sign for Dimension Data". cyclingnews.com. Retrieved 1 October 2015. 
  15. ^ "Nathan Haas at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  16. ^ "Nathan Haas at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 

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