Clinton Avery

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Clinton Avery
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Clinton Avery at Tour des Fjords 2013
Personal information
Full nameClinton Robert Avery
Born (1987-12-03) 3 December 1987 (age 33)
Rotorua, New Zealand
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight90 kg (200 lb)
Team information
DisciplineRoad
RoleRider
Rider typeSprinter/Northern Classics
Amateur teams
2007WC Soenens Germond
2008Soenens-Yawadoo- Germond
2009–2010PWS Eijssen Kempisch Cycling Team
2010Team RadioShack (stagiaire)
2011EFC - Quick Step
Professional team
2012–2013Champion System

Clinton Robert Avery (born 3 December 1987) is a New Zealand racing cyclist, who last rode for the Champion System team.[1]

Career[edit]

Avery was the New Zealand National Mountain Bike Champion in 2007. In 2010 rode as a stagiaire for Team RadioShack,[2] competing alongside Taylor Phinney and compatriot Jesse Sergent in the Tour of Denmark. At the end of 2010 signed a contract with the proposed Pegasus Cycling Team, but when the team collapsed Avery was left without a professional contract. Avery then spent another year racing in Belgium. At the end of the 2010/11 season he finally got the professional contract he was looking for, he signed with the new UCI Professional Continental Team, Champion System.

Personal life[edit]

Avery grew up in Rotorua, New Zealand and began riding at the age of 14. Avery attended Lynmore Primary School, Mokoia Intermediate and Rotorua Lakes High School. Avery's sister, Monique Avery was the 2009 Xterra Female Under 25 World Champion and 2007 Xterra Female Under 20 World Champion.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Clinton Avery Team Profile". Champion System. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
  2. ^ "A Man For The Cobbles: Clinton Avery". Pez Cycling. Retrieved 14 March 2012.