Tour Down Under 2016, stage 3 (photo: Graham Watson)

Born and bred in Canada, Michael “Rusty” Woods is a professional cyclist for the American World Tour team Cannondale Drapac Pro Cycling Team. The 2016 Olympian was once a professional runner, has broken 4 minutes for the mile, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan. Woods loves many things in this world, but shawarma, his wife Elly, riding his bike, and writing, in no particular order, find themselves at the top of his list.

Info

NationalityCanadian
FromOttawa, Ontario, Canada
BasedGirona, Spain
Age31
BirthdayOctober 12th
Weight63 kg (138.8 lbs)
Height1.75 m (5'9")
Type of riderClimber
TeamCannondale Drapac Pro Cycling Team
CoachPaulo Saldanha (Powerwatts)

Results

7thVuelta a España2017
10thstage 20, Vuelta a España2017
7thstage 17, Vuelta a España2017
6thstage 15, Vuelta a España2017
3rdstage 9, Vuelta a España2017
9thstage 17, Giro d'Italia2017
5thstage 8, Giro d'Italia2017
5thstage 6, Giro d'Italia2017
9thLiège-Bastogne-Liège2017
4thstage 5, Vuelta al Pais Vasco2017

More
Woods extends with Slipstream through 2019
cyclingnews.com, 17/10/2017 

Blog

October 21, 2017

The Rook

“There’s purpose to this,” I said to Alex Howes as we rode along the shoulder of highway 103, a road that wound its way up to Mt. Evans. We were over three hours into, what would be, a 7.5 hour grind from Boulder to the 14,200 ft summit of Mt Evans and back (https://www.strava.com/activities/1106181057). When […]

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February 24, 2017

Crash and Burn

There are few jobs on this planet, in North America at least, that give you a four- to six-week vacation. When I worked as a manager at a running shoe store, I got 10 days vacation a year, with no sick days included. If I got sick, and I had to miss a day, that […]

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December 4, 2016

The Fix

My first year in the WorldTour was like a college freshman’s first trip on spring break. There were ethereal highs, there were tearful lows, and there were several occasions when I woke up in hotel rooms having no clue where I was. Emotionally, by the end of the thing, I was spent, and as I […]

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Next Race

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