Steele Von Hoff

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Steele Von Hoff
Steele Von Hoff 2015.JPG
Von Hoff in 2015
Personal information
Full name Steele Von Hoff
Nickname Stainless
Born (1987-12-31) 31 December 1987 (age 28)
Mornington, Victoria, Australia
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Weight 70 kg (150 lb)
Team information
Current team ONE Pro Cycling
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Sprinter
Amateur team(s)
2009–2010 Torq Performance Nutrition
2011 Genesys Wealth Advisers
2012 Chipotle–First Solar Development Team
2012 Garmin–Sharp
Professional team(s)
2013–2014 Garmin–Sharp
2015 NFTO
2016– ONE Pro Cycling
Major wins
National Criterium Championships (2014, 2015)
Infobox last updated on
7 June 2015

Steele Von Hoff (born 31 December 1987) is an Australian professional road racing cyclist who rides for ONE Pro Cycling. He spent 2012 in the Garmin-Sharp squad's development stable, Chipotle–First Solar Development Team.[1]

Career[edit]

Von Hoff was a key member of Tru Blu racing, a team which set new standards in the Australian HPV Super Series.

In 2011, Von Hoff and Genesys Wealth Advisers teammate Nathan Haas dominated Australia's domestic National Road Series. The two riders entered the 2011 Herald Sun Tour, a race featuring numerous UCI ProTeams.[2] Von Hoff progressed from third on stage two to second on stage three; Haas won the general classification.[3]

In January 2012, Von Hoff joined the Chipotle–First Solar Development Team, an American cycling squad, which competes in the UCI Continental Circuits. On 1 August 2012, while competing with the Chipotle–First Solar Development Team, Von Hoff was promoted to stagiaire in UCI ProTeam Garmin–Sharp;[4] he was subsequently reunited with Haas.[5] On 24 August 2012, Von Hoff finished third on the third stage of the Danmark Rundt, a 2.HC event forming part of the UCI Europe Tour.[6]

Von Hoff joined Garmin–Sharp on a full-time basis for the 2013 and 2014 seasons.[7][8] On 10 January 2014, Von Hoff won the National Criterium Championships.[9][10] In December 2014 Von Hoff was announced as a member of NFTO's roster for the 2015 season.[11] At the 2015 Tour Down Under, Von Hoff competed as part of the UniSA-Australia team. During the fourth stage of the 2015 Tour Down Under, Von Hoff won the stage.[12] In the autumn of 2015 ONE Pro Cycling announced that Von Hoff would ride for them in 2016.[13]

Von Hoff (left) on the podium during stage 3 of the 2013 Tour de Pologne.

Personal life[edit]

Born in Mornington, Victoria, Von Hoff currently resides in Moorooduc, Victoria, Australia.[1]

Palmarès[edit]

Sources:[1][14][15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Steele Von Hoff at Garmin-Sharp". Garmin–Sharp (Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC). 28 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ "Jayco Herald-Sun Tour". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 12–16 October 2011. Retrieved 9 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Garmin-Sharp (GRS) – USA". UCI World Tour (Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale). Retrieved 1 August 2012. 
  5. ^ "Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda Unveils 2013 Roster". Garmin–Sharp (Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC). 28 December 2012. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  6. ^ Norsk etapesejr og gul trøje i Vejle, Danmarks Cykle Union, 2012-08-24. Retrieved 2012-08-25.
  7. ^ "Von Hoff signs for Garmin-Sharp". Cyclingnews.com (Bath, England: Future plc). 3 November 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Ed Hood (25 December 2012). "Steele Von Hoff Interview: Garmin-Sharp’s new signing gunning to show his speed". VeloNation (Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC). Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  9. ^ Reece Homfray (10 January 2014). "Gold in national criterium for Steele Von Hoff after bronze and silver in previous two years". News Corp Australia (Surry Hills, New South Wales: News Corp). Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  10. ^ "Von Hoff Wins Australian Crit Championship". Garmin–Sharp (Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC). 10 January 2014. Retrieved 19 January 2014. 
  11. ^ Bull, Nick (11 December 2014). "Garmin-Sharp’s Steele Von Hoff joins NFTO for 2015". Cycling Weekly. Retrieved 11 December 2014. 
  12. ^ http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-01-23/von-hoff-wins-tour-down-under-stage-four/6043232
  13. ^ "Von Hoff signs for ONE Pro Cycling". cyclingnews.com. 1 October 2015. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  14. ^ "Steele Von Hoff at Cycling Archives". Cycling Archives. Retrieved 7 March 2013. 
  15. ^ "Steele Von Hoff at Cycling Base". Cycling Base. Retrieved 6 January 2013. 
  16. ^ "2011 Von Hoff storms home in Camden". Cyclingnews.com. 

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