Taylor Tolleson

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Taylor Tolleson
Personal information
Born (1985-07-13) 13 July 1985 (age 33)
Pacific Grove, California
Team information
Current teamRetired
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Professional team(s)
2006–2007TIAA–CREF
2008–2009BMC Racing Team

Taylor Tolleson (born 13 July 1985) is an American former cyclist.[1]

On July 23, 2009, while riding on his motorcycle, Tolleson was the victim of a hit-and-run, forcing him to end his career at 25. He suffered from severe head trauma and vertebrae fractures. He sued the driver, who was under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.[2]

Major results[edit]

2005
1st Stage 5 Cascade Classic
2007
1st Stage 6 Tour de Toona
2008
1st Tour de Leelanau

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Taylor Tolleson". ProCyclingStats. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  2. ^ Squires, Jennifer (15 May 2010). "Former Santa Cruz pro cyclist Taylor Tolleson sues over hit-and-run that ended his career". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Retrieved 24 March 2018.