Adam de Vos

Height

6' 2"

Weight

N/A

Birthdate

08.21.93

Pro since

2015

Strengths

Stage Races / Climbing

Hometown

Victoria, BC

Residence

Victoria, BC

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A great work ethic and drive is extremely important in cycling but also in every facet of life.

Adam de Vos took up cycling in his last year of high school by joining the school league. Being a competitive swimmer for 10 years prior he quickly excelled from his strong aerobic background. After a year of training in both swimming and cycling he decided to stop swimming to pursue racing. At the end of his first full season of racing his was selected to represent Canada at the junior World Championships in Denmark. Since then he has been a part of numerous other national team projects. De Vos spent two years on the Trek Red Truck team before moving to the H&R Block amateur team for a year before moving to the H&R Block Pro Cycling Team. When not on the bike, De Vos is studying Microbiology at the University of Victoria.

What inspired you to ride?

A good friend of mine in high school bought road bike to ride, which got me interested. Soon after, a teacher started a cycling club and that is where I started to get serious about cycling.

Racing obstacle you overcame?

I struggled with a few less than stellar years in terms of results before finding a great coach and bouncing back with a really successful season.

Favorite cheat meal?

A good donut always hits the spot on a hard ride.

Favorite healthy meal or snack?

Being form Canada, nothing beats a nice crisp local BC apple along with a slice of sharp cheddar.

Tip for staying healthy?

Find an activity that you really enjoy and can easily integrate into your life. If you can do that, then you will be most likely to stick with it!

What motivates you to ride?

I'm always motivated to keep challenging myself and make improvements. Racing in the WorldTour is the ultimate goal so that is always something that keeps driving me forward.

Results

Tour of Gila: Stage 2

7th

Philly Cycling Classic: KOM

1st

Cascade Cycling Classic: KOM

1st

San Dimas Stage Race: Overall

4th

Tour of the Gila: Stage 5

5th

Pan American Championships Road Race

5th

Redlands Classic: Overall

5th

National Championships Canada Road Race

6th

National Championships Canada ITT

7th

Pan American Championships U23 ITT

7th

Tour of the Gila

7th

World Championships U23 Road Race

9th

National Championships Canada ITT

10th

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