Noah Williams Where you reside: Denton, Texas Hometown: Wimberley, Texas Age: 21 Height: 6'3" Race Weight: Truck-like, but going for sporty station wagon. Job/School/: Sales, Media, working on a Degree, Cycling Coach Team: Volharden Favorite book: Fingerprints of the Gods- by Graham Hancock, The Driver- by Alex Roy Racing since: 2005 Hobbies: Racecars, Guns, Meditation, Independent Learning Favorite race (that you’ve done): Tour du Pays de Vaud, Pan-American Championships Favorite Belgian beer: Ename Favorite flower: The ones in Italy

Noah Williams

Where you reside: Denton, Texas

Hometown: Wimberley, Texas

Age: 21

Height: 6'3"

Race Weight: Truck-like, but going for sporty station wagon.

Job/School/: Sales, Media, working on a Degree, Cycling Coach

Team: Volharden

Favorite book: Fingerprints of the Gods- by Graham Hancock, The Driver- by Alex Roy

Racing since: 2005

Hobbies: Racecars, Guns, Meditation, Independent Learning

Favorite race (that you’ve done): Tour du Pays de Vaud, Pan-American Championships

Favorite Belgian beer: Ename

Favorite flower: The ones in Italy

Thomas Adamson Where you reside: Fullerton, California (SoCal) Hometown:  Orange, CA Age: 22 Height: 6’3 Race Weight: 150 Job/School/: Bike Shop Manager/ Fullerton College Team: Volharden Favorite book: Deep Economy by Bill McKibben Racing since: 2013 Hobbies: Motorsports, camping, hiking, anything outdoors Favorite race (that you’ve done): 2015 Nationals (Truckee, California) Favorite Belgian beer: Does espresso count? haha Favorite flower: Cream Tulip

Thomas Adamson

Where you reside: Fullerton, California (SoCal)

Hometown:  Orange, CA

Age: 22

Height: 6’3

Race Weight: 150

Job/School/: Bike Shop Manager/ Fullerton College

Team: Volharden

Favorite book: Deep Economy by Bill McKibben

Racing since: 2013

Hobbies: Motorsports, camping, hiking, anything outdoors

Favorite race (that you’ve done): 2015 Nationals (Truckee, California)

Favorite Belgian beer: Does espresso count? haha

Favorite flower: Cream Tulip

Casey Fulton Where to you reside: Chesapeake, VA Hometown: Age: 15 Height: 5'3" Race Weight: 105 lbs School: Keystone HS Team: Cheerbacks Favorite book: Pro Cycling on $10 a Day by Phil Gaimon Racing since: 2011 Hobby: Video Games Favorite race: Tour of Southern Highlands Favorite Belgian beer: Leffe Blonde Favorite flower: Blue Orchids

Casey Fulton

Where to you reside: Chesapeake, VA

Hometown:

Age: 15

Height: 5'3"

Race Weight: 105 lbs

School: Keystone HS

Team: Cheerbacks

Favorite book: Pro Cycling on $10 a Day by Phil Gaimon

Racing since: 2011

Hobby: Video Games

Favorite race: Tour of Southern Highlands

Favorite Belgian beer: Leffe Blonde

Favorite flower: Blue Orchids

 
Christopher Hanson Where you reside: Austin, TX Hometown: Plano, TX Age: 25 Height: 6'2" Race Weight:158lbs / 71.6kg Job: Software Engineer Favorite book: Hamlet Racing since: 2014 Hobby(ies): hiking, playing with dogs Favorite race (that you’ve done): Rouge Roubaix Favorite Belgian beer: Ename Favorite flower: Tulip

Christopher Hanson

Where you reside: Austin, TX

Hometown: Plano, TX

Age: 25

Height: 6'2"

Race Weight:158lbs / 71.6kg

Job: Software Engineer

Favorite book: Hamlet

Racing since: 2014

Hobby(ies): hiking, playing with dogs

Favorite race (that you’ve done): Rouge Roubaix

Favorite Belgian beer: Ename

Favorite flower: Tulip

Ian Umstead Where you reside: Murray, Kentucky Where you were born: Nashville, Tennessee Age: 22 Height: 5’11” Race Weight: 66.3kg / 146 lbs Job/School: Murray State University Racer Patrol, Marshall County High school Asst. Soccer Coach, Goalkeeper Coach, and Movie Theater Usher. Murray State University/ Occupational Safety & Health. Team: Volharden Favorite book: The Bible Racing since: 2013 Hobby(ies): Photography, Surfing, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Shooting, Working Favorite race: Domestic: VW River Gorge Road Race, Belgium: Bottlare Kermis Favorite Belgian beer: Kasteel Rouge or Westvederen 8 Favorite flower: Marigold (orange or blue)

Ian Umstead

Where you reside: Murray, Kentucky

Where you were born: Nashville, Tennessee

Age: 22

Height: 5’11”

Race Weight: 66.3kg / 146 lbs

Job/School: Murray State University Racer Patrol, Marshall County High school Asst. Soccer Coach, Goalkeeper Coach, and Movie Theater Usher. Murray State University/ Occupational Safety & Health.

Team: Volharden

Favorite book: The Bible

Racing since: 2013

Hobby(ies): Photography, Surfing, Kayaking, Snowboarding, Soccer, Shooting, Working

Favorite race: Domestic: VW River Gorge Road Race, Belgium: Bottlare Kermis

Favorite Belgian beer: Kasteel Rouge or Westvederen 8

Favorite flower: Marigold (orange or blue)

Sam Lear Resides in: Wimberley, TX Hometown: Ellicott City, MD Age: 19 Height: 5'10" Weight: 145 Job/School: I’m all in to racing for a couple of years Favorite book: All Quiet on the Western Front Racing since: 2013 Hobbies: Making coffee Favorite race: anything in Belgium Favorite Belgian beer: Ename triple Favorite flower: black eyed Susan

Sam Lear

Resides in: Wimberley, TX

Hometown: Ellicott City, MD

Age: 19

Height: 5'10"

Weight: 145

Job/School: I’m all in to racing for a couple of years

Favorite book: All Quiet on the Western Front

Racing since: 2013

Hobbies: Making coffee

Favorite race: anything in Belgium

Favorite Belgian beer: Ename triple

Favorite flower: black eyed Susan

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Hector Emiliano Morales Garza

Where do you reside: San Antonio, Texas

Hometown: Monterrey, Nuevo Leon

Age: 20 years old

Height: 5'11'

Race weight: 69kg

Job/School: UTSA Finance Major

Team: CCR Roofing

Favorite book: No Oyes Ladrar Los Perros, short story by Juan Rulfo

Racing since: 2007

Hobbies: Playing drums, cooking and food, hiking

Favorite Race: Joe Martin

Favorite Belgian Beer: Brugge Zot

Favorite Flower: Cempanzuchitl

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Hunter Hinton

Where do you reside: San Marcos, Texas

Hometown: Weatherford, Texas

Age: 18 years old

Height: 5'10'

Race weight: 150 lbs

Job/School: Texas State University

Team: Volharden

Favorite book: A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking

Racing since: 2014

Hobbies: Video Games, Fraternity

Favorite Race: Liedekerke, Belgium

Favorite Belgian Beer: Ename Triple or Brugge Zot

Favorite Flower: Red Rose

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Ian Anderson

Where do you reside: San Antonio, Texas

Hometown: San Antonio, Texas

Age: 16 years old

Height: 5’9”

Race weight: 145 lbs

Job/School: ISA HS

Team: CCR Roofing

Favorite book: Hunger Games

Racing since: 2009

Hobbies: Video games, hanging out with friends

Favorite Race:  2014 National Crit

Favorite Belgian Beer: Leffe Royal

Favorite Flower: Podium Bouquets

 
Jake Nelson Where do you reside: Frisco, Texas Hometown: Frisco, Texas Age: 19 years old Height: 6' Race weight: 160 lbs Job/School: UT Dallas Team: RBM Favorite book: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Racing since: 2016 Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Music Favorite Race: Tour of Corsicana Favorite Belgian Beer: not yet sure Favorite Flower: Bird of Paradise

Jake Nelson

Where do you reside: Frisco, Texas

Hometown: Frisco, Texas

Age: 19 years old

Height: 6'

Race weight: 160 lbs

Job/School: UT Dallas

Team: RBM

Favorite book: The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt

Racing since: 2016

Hobbies: Reading, Cooking, Music

Favorite Race: Tour of Corsicana

Favorite Belgian Beer: not yet sure

Favorite Flower: Bird of Paradise

Payson McElveen Where do you reside: Durango, Colorado Hometown: Austin, Texas Age: 22 years old Height: 6'2"' Race weight: 145 lbs Job/School: WRA Cycling Coach Team: RideBiker Favorite book:  Racing since: 2007 Hobbies:  Favorite Race:   Favorite Belgian Beer:  Favorite Flower: 

Payson McElveen

Where do you reside: Durango, Colorado

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Age: 22 years old

Height: 6'2"'

Race weight: 145 lbs

Job/School: WRA Cycling Coach

Team: RideBiker

Favorite book: 

Racing since: 2007

Hobbies: 

Favorite Race:  

Favorite Belgian Beer

Favorite Flower: 

Luke Mullis Where do you reside: Detroit, Michigan Hometown: Solihull, UK Age: 18 years old Height: 6'1"' Race weight: 80kg Job/School: Michigan State University, Part-Time Lifeguard Team: Bissel ABG Giant Favorite book: Wiggins My Time Racing since: 2009 Hobbies: Alpine Skiing, Cars, Fast Things Favorite Race:  Erie Street- Tour di Via Italia, Windsor ON, Canada Favorite Belgian Beer: Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple Favorite Flower: Poppy

Luke Mullis

Where do you reside: Detroit, Michigan

Hometown: Solihull, UK

Age: 18 years old

Height: 6'1"'

Race weight: 80kg

Job/School: Michigan State University, Part-Time Lifeguard

Team: Bissel ABG Giant

Favorite book: Wiggins My Time

Racing since: 2009

Hobbies: Alpine Skiing, Cars, Fast Things

Favorite Race:  Erie Street- Tour di Via Italia, Windsor ON, Canada

Favorite Belgian Beer: Gulden Draak 9000 Quadruple

Favorite Flower: Poppy

 
Jake VaanderVaate Resides: Dallas Hometown: Marysville, WA Age: 23 Height: 5’11” Weight: 150 Job/School:  Just graduated UNT/ Sales at Cadence Cyclery Favorite book: Ender’s Game Racing since: 2012 Hobbies: Cycling, camping, hiking, cars Favorite race:  Bike the Bricks Favorite Belgian beer: I don't know that I've tried a Belgian beer Favorite flower: Rhododendron

Jake VaanderVaate

Resides: Dallas

Hometown: Marysville, WA

Age: 23

Height: 5’11”

Weight: 150

Job/School:  Just graduated UNT/ Sales at Cadence Cyclery

Favorite book: Ender’s Game

Racing since: 2012

Hobbies: Cycling, camping, hiking, cars

Favorite race:  Bike the Bricks

Favorite Belgian beer: I don't know that I've tried a Belgian beer

Favorite flower: Rhododendron

Dominik Cinka Resides in: Santa Barbara, California Hometown: Mill Valley, CA Age: 21 Height: 5'8" Weight: 143 Job/School: Biology Undergrad at University of California Santa Barbara minoring in bikes, interning at St. John's Hospital Favorite book: Sadly I will own it, I don't read books. Articles on VICE and medical scholar articles on NCBI and various other sites I'll read regularly. Racing since: 2011 Hobbies: Traveling and adventuring of all sorts, camping, coffee connoisseur or so I like to think Favorite race: Downieville Classic for MTB; Copperopolis for Road Favorite Belgian beer: Delirium Tremens Favorite flower: But of course, the Golden Poppy

Dominik Cinka

Resides in: Santa Barbara, California

Hometown: Mill Valley, CA

Age: 21

Height: 5'8"

Weight: 143

Job/School: Biology Undergrad at University of California Santa Barbara minoring in bikes, interning at St. John's Hospital

Favorite book: Sadly I will own it, I don't read books. Articles on VICE and medical scholar articles on NCBI and various other sites I'll read regularly.

Racing since: 2011

Hobbies: Traveling and adventuring of all sorts, camping, coffee connoisseur or so I like to think

Favorite race: Downieville Classic for MTB; Copperopolis for Road

Favorite Belgian beer: Delirium Tremens

Favorite flower: But of course, the Golden Poppy

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Gabriel Porterfield Resides in: Bertram, Texas Hometown: Bertram Age: 17 Height: 5' 7" Weight: 144 Job/School: Landscaping/One Day Academy Favorite book: Bible Racing since: 2012 Hobbies: Cooking and fishing Favorite race: Hotter n Hell Favorite flower:  Bluebonnet

Gabriel Porterfield

Resides in: Bertram, Texas

Hometown: Bertram

Age: 17

Height: 5' 7"

Weight: 144

Job/School: Landscaping/One Day Academy

Favorite book: Bible

Racing since: 2012

Hobbies: Cooking and fishing

Favorite race: Hotter n Hell

Favorite flower:  Bluebonnet

Spencer Seggebruch Where you reside: St. Louis, MO Hometown: Dixon, IL Age: 26 Height: 1.75m Race Weight: 64kg Job/School/: Investment Officer Team: Pastaria - Big Shark Racing Favorite book: Proverbs Racing since: 2011 Hobbies: Cars, Board Games, Coffee Favorite race (that you’ve done): Joe Martin Stage Race Favorite Belgian Beer:  Yet to try one! Favorite flower: Podium

Spencer Seggebruch

Where you reside: St. Louis, MO

Hometown: Dixon, IL

Age: 26

Height: 1.75m

Race Weight: 64kg

Job/School/: Investment Officer

Team: Pastaria - Big Shark Racing

Favorite book: Proverbs

Racing since: 2011

Hobbies: Cars, Board Games, Coffee

Favorite race (that you’ve done): Joe Martin Stage Race

Favorite Belgian Beer:  Yet to try one!

Favorite flower: Podium

Elijah Shipp Resides: Norfolk, VA Hometown: Norfolk, VA Age: 15 Height: 5’7” Weight: 130 Job/School:  Granby High School Favorite book: Lord of the Flies Racing since: 2007 Hobbies: Racing my bike Favorite race:  Paris Roubaix Favorite Belgian beer: Can’t drink Favorite flower: white rose

Elijah Shipp

Resides: Norfolk, VA

Hometown: Norfolk, VA

Age: 15

Height: 5’7”

Weight: 130

Job/School:  Granby High School

Favorite book: Lord of the Flies

Racing since: 2007

Hobbies: Racing my bike

Favorite race:  Paris Roubaix

Favorite Belgian beer: Can’t drink

Favorite flower: white rose