In his sixth year with Team Novo Nordisk, 25-year-old Stephen Clancy kicked off his career by being named Cycling Ireland’s ‘Domestic Rider of the Year’. In 2017, he earned the America First Credit Union’s fan favorite jersey on the opening stage of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. The general public voted on the jersey, which was based on the rider with the best ideals and professionalism in cycling, community or a charity. His career-best finish at a UCI 2.1 race happened in 2015 when he sprinted to fourth place on Stage 3 of the Tour of China I.
Describe your hometown in Ireland. How are the roads for riding?
Limerick is a city in the midwest of Ireland with a population of around 100,000. It has a lot of history and has a strong link with Irish and Munster rugby. It’s not bad for cycling as the city lies on the estuary of Ireland’s longest river, the Shannon. You can enjoy some rolling hills and lakes, and it’s pretty good when the sun is shining!
How did you get into the sport?
When I was younger, I would always bring my mountain bike on annual family holidays in France. When I was …read more
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