American cyclist who has rode for UCI Professional Continental team and Team Dimension Data. He has competed and won stages in known competitions such as the Giro d'Italia, Tour de France and the USA Pro Cycling Challenge. He has also won the 2009 Circuit Franco-Belge and the 2009 and 2010 Vattenfall Cyclassics.
He first started racing at 13 for Jelly Belly Carlsbad Clothing Company in 2003.
He won his first Tour de France in stage 3 and became the first American to win a stage of the Tour on the Fourth of July.
He is originally from Wenatchee, Washington.
He and cyclist Mark Cavendish have both rode for Team Dimension Data.