Episode #34- Tim Johnson- Elite Cyclist-Head of USA Cycling Foundation
Tim Johnson, the man, the myth and the legend, he is an American professional racing cyclist who has found tremendous success in cyclocross and road racing, and is one of only three male riders from the United States to stand on a UCI Cyclocross World Championships podium. He is also one the only America cyclist to have raced in the world championship of 3 different disciplines, Road, Mtn and Cyclocross.
During his 18-year professional cycling career, Tim competed for Team USA in 13 UCI Cyclocross World Championships, earning a bronze in the U23 event in 1999, and twice he raced in the UCI Road World Championships. He was a six-time U.S. National Cyclocross Champion and won Australia's Herald Sun Tour on the road in 2003.
After retiring from professional racing in 2015, he has served as an ambassador for multiple cycling brands, frequently led fundraising and awareness-raising rides, and served as a broadcast analyst for for a number of high level cycling events. Johnson is also the founder of the Ride on Washington, designed to help raise money for and awareness of bicycle advocacy efforts nationwide, especially among the racing community and has recently Joined the USA Cycling Foundation as it's Development Director.