Ted King (cyclist)

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Ted King
Ted King 2015TOA.jpg
Personal information
Full name Edward Carrington King
Born (1983-01-31) January 31, 1983 (age 34)
Exeter, New Hampshire, U.S.
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Weight 78 kg (172 lb)
Team information
Current team Retired
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type Domestique
Amateur team(s)
2002 Bath BikeMan
2003–2005 Louis Garneau Racing
Professional team(s)
2006–2008 Priority Health
2009–2010 Cervélo TestTeam
2011–2014 Liquigas–Cannondale
2015 Cannondale–Garmin

Edward Carrington "Ted" King (born January 31, 1983) is a retired American professional road racing cyclist who last rode for UCI ProTeam Cannondale–Drapac.[1][2] King turned professional in 2006.[2]

Personal[edit]

Born in Exeter, New Hampshire, King spent his adolescence in Brentwood, New Hampshire, United States.[3][4] In 2005, he graduated from Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont, United States.[5][6] King resides in Girona, Catalonia, Spain.[7][8] King is a 350.org patron.[9][10] He is not related to fellow American cyclists Ben King, Nate King, or Jacob King.

Career[edit]

Between 2006 and 2008, he competed with Priority Health, a UCI ConTeam. King signed with Cervélo TestTeam, a UCI ProConTeam, for the 2009 and 2010 seasons.[11][12] He signed with Liquigas–Cannondale, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2011 and 2012 seasons.[13][14] He remained with Cannondale for the 2013[15][16] and 2014 seasons.[17][18] King is a domestique.[19][20]

King was controversially disqualified from the 2013 Tour de France. The disqualification was a result of finishing seven seconds outside the elimination time on Stage 4.[21][22] King finished the stage with a separated shoulder.[23][24]

King rode the 2014 Tour de France, but withdrew on Stage 10, after succumbing to injuries sustained from Stage 1.[25][26]

King signed with Cannondale–Garmin, a UCI ProTeam, for the 2015 season.[27][28] He retired after the 2015 season.[29][30]

Career achievements[edit]

Major results[edit]

Sources:[31][32][33]

2006
2nd Overall International Tour de Toona
1st Jersey white.svg Youth classification
6th Overall Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
6th Univest Grand Prix
2007
4th Overall Tour de Leelanau
2008
3rd Overall Fitchburg Longsjo Classic
3rd Overall Tour de Leelanau
5th Overall Nature Valley Grand Prix
2011
3rd National Road Race Championships
2013
7th National Road Race Championships

Grand Tour general classification results timeline[edit]

Grand Tour 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
A pink jersey Giro d'Italia 106 114
A yellow jersey Tour de France DSQ DNF
A red jersey Vuelta a España
Legend
DSQ Disqualified
DNF Did not finish

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team Cannondale – Garmin (TCG) – USA". UCI World Tour. Aigle, Vaud: Union Cycliste Internationale. Retrieved January 19, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Ted King". Cannondale–Drapac. Boulder, Colorado: Slipstream Sports LLC. Retrieved January 19, 2015. 
  3. ^ Daniel McMahon (July 3, 2014). "Meet The 9 Americans Competing In The Tour De France — And The 2 Who Could Potentially Win The Race". Business Insider. Manhattan, New York City, New York: Business Insider Inc. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  4. ^ Sam Evans-Brown (September 26, 2013). "World Tour Cyclist, Ted King, Keeps Up Local Connections". New Hampshire Public Radio. Concord, New Hampshire: New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc. Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  5. ^ "Ted King, From New Hampshire to Italy". Cannondale. Wilton, Connecticut: Cannondale Bicycle Corporation. Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  6. ^ Mark Johnson (June 22, 2012). "AIGCP and CPA agreement may portend more than higher salaries". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ Daniel Benson (February 16, 2010). "Confident Ted King to start Vuelta ao Algarve". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  8. ^ Kevin Edward Brown (September 15, 2014). "Ted King Fan Club: Twenty Questions". Manual for Speed. New York City, New York: Manual for Speed, Inc. Retrieved December 22, 2014. 
  9. ^ "Ted King Interview: Fresh start with Liquigas for the King of Style". VeloNation. Chevy Chase, Maryland: VeloNation LLC. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  10. ^ "About Me". Site Design/Development. New York City, New York: Site Design/Development, Inc. Retrieved August 2, 2013. 
  11. ^ Gregor Brown (November 12, 2008). "King and Rollin sign with Cervélo TestTeam". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  12. ^ Jon Brand (November 8, 2009). "Is Ted King The Next Big American Cyclist?". Middlebury Magazine. Middlebury, Vermont: Middlebury College. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  13. ^ Steve Frothingham (October 18, 2010). "Ted King: 'I know I'll have my time to shine' at new team Liquigas-Cannondale". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  14. ^ Andrew Hood (January 8, 2011). "Ted King, Tim Duggan ready for Liquigas debut". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  15. ^ Daniel Benson (January 22, 2013). "Deluxe domestique King aims for Tour de France place". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  16. ^ Gregor Brown (September 10, 2012). "Cannondale and Zani slated to take over Liquigas". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  17. ^ Pat Malach (December 2, 2013). "Q&A: Ted King on renewing with Cannondale, busy off season". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  18. ^ Gregor Brown (November 7, 2013). "King continues in Cannondale green, will get shot at 2014 Tour de France". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  19. ^ Gregor Brown (November 15, 2013). "Ted King: 'Sagan can count on me'". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  20. ^ Daniel Benson (January 22, 2013). "Deluxe domestique King aims for Tour de France place". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  21. ^ "Orica-GreenEdge win Nice team time trial". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. July 2, 2013. Retrieved December 19, 2013. 
  22. ^ Neal Rogers (July 2, 2013). "King's 7-second elimination from Tour sends wrong message". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved July 4, 2013. 
  23. ^ Gregor Brown (July 3, 2013). "Ted King cut from his debut Tour de France". Cycling Weekly. London, England: IPC Media. Retrieved December 28, 2013. 
  24. ^ "American in tears after missing Tour de France time cut". USA Today. Tysons Corner, Virginia: Gannett Company. July 3, 2013. Retrieved December 28, 2013. 
  25. ^ Neal Rogers (July 15, 2013). "Must Read: Ted King writes about early exit from Tour". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  26. ^ "Yeah". Site Design/Development. New York City, New York: Site Design/Development, Inc. July 15, 2014. Retrieved August 19, 2014. 
  27. ^ "Cannondale-Garmin Pro Cycling announce 2015 roster". Cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  28. ^ Gregor Brown (November 14, 2014). "Ted King confirms with Cannondale-Garmin". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  29. ^ "Ted King retired after the 2015 season". cyclingnews.com. Bath, England: Future plc. April 28, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  30. ^ "Ted King retired from pro cycling after the 2015 season.". VeloNews. San Diego, California: Competitor Group, Inc. April 28, 2015. Retrieved April 28, 2015. 
  31. ^ "Edward King". Cycling Archives. Retrieved March 7, 2013. 
  32. ^ "Edward King". Cycling Base. Retrieved January 6, 2013. 
  33. ^ "Edward (Ted) King". USA Cycling. Retrieved December 27, 2013. 

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