Historic Overview Ryder Hesjedal

Rider

Overall Rank285
NameRyder HESJEDAL
Country
  Canada
Date of birth09-Dec-1980 - Victoria (British Columbia)
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Biography

Ryder Hesjedal

Eric Ryder Hesjedal (; born December 9, 1980) is a Canadian retired professional racing cyclist who competed in both mountain biking and road racing between 1998 and 2016. Hesjedal won a silver medal at the 1998 Junior, 2001 Under-23, and Elite world championship in mountain biking. He turned professional with U.S. Postal Service in 2004 after several years with the Rabobank continental team. Having previously finished in fifth place at the 2010 Tour de France, Hesjedal won his first and only Grand Tour at the 2012 Giro d'Italia, the first Grand Tour win by a Canadian. Other major wins include two stages at the Vuelta a EspaƱa, the first such stage wins by a Canadian. Danish cyclist Michael Rasmussen claimed in his autobiography that he taught Hesjedal how to take EPO. Ryder Hesjedal later admitted that this doping allegation was "the truth." "I chose the wrong path," he said. Hesjedal has not served a ban as a result of his confession to USADA. Hesjedal publicly expressed a desire to be honest and transparent. VeloNews reported in 2014 that "The 33-year-old Canadian, however, stopped short of explaining what drugs he took, and when.

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Badges

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Major Victories

Giro d'Italia 2012
Vuelta a España - stages 2009 (1), 2014 (1)
Tour of California - stages 2010 (1)
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Seasons

Ryder Hesjedal - Scores by Season


Year Team Score Rank
1. 2002 Rabobank DT 2 1448
2. 2003 Rabobank DT 0 1814
3. 2004 US Postal Service p/b Berry Floor 19 950
4. 2005 Discovery Channel Pro Cycling Team 233 262
5. 2006 Phonak Hearing Systems 377 165
6. 2007 Health Net p/b Maxxis 85 534
7. 2008 Garmin - Chipotle p/b H30 558 108
8. 2009 Garmin - Slipstream 928 49
9. 2010 Garmin - Transitions 1668 14
10. 2011 Team Garmin - Cervélo 1286 24
11. 2012 Team Garmin - Sharp 2292 7
12. 2013 Garmin - Sharp 706 78
13. 2014 Garmin - Sharp 1076 47
14. 2015 Team Cannondale - Garmin 944 65
15. 2016 Trek - Segafredo 295 288
Overall: 10469 285