American road cyclist who competed for Ofoto, Kodakgallery.com-Sierra Nevada, and the BMC Racing Team.
He began cycling in his teens and participated in the youth training program at the Los Gatos Bicycle Racing Club.
He graduated from San Jose State University with a degree in Business Management.
His family lived in Santa Clara, California at the time of his birth.
Belgian cyclist, Tom Boonen, was also born in 1980.