Hometown: Schnecksville, Pa.
Birthdate: Jan. 13, 1996
Birthplace: Allentown, Pa.
Weight: 190 lbs.
Current Coaches: Andrew Harris
Team: Sprinters Edge Track Development Team
High School: Parkland High School (Allentown, Pa.) Class of '14
College: Penn State University, Class of '18
- 2014 Jrs. Track 17-18 team sprint champion
- 2013 Jrs. Track 17-18 match sprint and team sprint champion
- 2012 Jrs. Track 15-16 500m TT champion
Hobbies: Listening to music and building quad copters
Favorite Race: Match sprint
Favorite Place to Train: The Valley Preferred Cycling Center (TTown)
Best Cycling Memory: "Going to the coffee shop in Topton with my team."
Motivation: "Having the chance to represent the United States and being part of something much greater than myself."
Best advice you received from a coach when you were starting out: "Do not be afraid to just go for it. Even if you're not sure you can do something, just try it out."
Hero/Role Model: Jason Kenny
Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: "With cycling, my end goal would be to represent the United States at an Olympic Games. Career goal wise, I want to get a degree in Bioengineering, move onto medical school to ultimately become and orthopedic surgeon."
First Involvement in Cycling: "Through the Airproducts Development Program at the Valley Preferred Cycling Center."Did you know: James is an Eagle Scout.
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