Friday, March 1, 2013

Jame Carney - Cyclist / Coach

Jame Carney - Born Detroit, Michigan; currently resides in Tucson, AZ.
A Professional Cyclist since 1994, member of two Olympic Teams (1992 Barcelona, Spain and 2000 Sydney, Australia). In 2000, he placed 5th in the 40 kilometer Points Race, currently the best finish by an American in that event.

Over the past several years, he has won many of the premiere US Track cycling events and continuously proves that he still has World Class form. At the age of 42, he finished 7th place at the Cali, Colombia World Cup and 5th place at the Beijing, China World Cup. Most recently, Jame won his 22nd National Title at the 2012 Elite Track National Championships. Jame’s current objectives through his 501(c)3 CARE are to continue to develop and inspire young athletes, promote safe cycling awareness through educational seminars and to enable women to choose cycling as a career by establishing gender equality.

Jame has recently been elected to the USA Cycling, Inc. Board of Directors. He also holds a position as the USA Cycling Male Athlete Representative, is on the Executive Committee, the Women's Committee and has been elected to the US Olympic Committee Athlete Advisory Council for cycling.

2 time Olympian
22 time Elite National Track Champion
USA Cycling, Inc. Board of Director
Cycling Representative to the USOC Athlete Advisory Council
USAC Male Athlete Representative for Track
Cycling Coach
Team Manager

Rider of the Year at Lehigh Valley Velodrome: 1989, 1990, 1999 & 2003

Photo Credit: Wilson Black Photography

And so it goes...

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