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Danny Summerhill | Professional Cyclist
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bio

Danny Summerhill

Danny Summerhill

Date of Birth

13-Feb-1989

Height

6' 1"

Weight

155lbs

Nationality

American

Current Residence

Englewood, CO

Strengths on the Bike

Lead outs

Pro Since

2013

Previous Teams

Garmin continental team
USA national team

Danny Summerhill returns for his 4th season with the UnitedHealthcare Pro
Cycling Team. Summerhill, a Colorado native and one of the sport’s strongest
young riders, joined the team in August 2012 from Team Garmin-Sharp-Barracuda,
answering a call-up from the team just before the 2012 USA Pro Challenge. The
versatile rider did not disappoint. Competing in the 2012 edition of the race
with the global spotlight shining brightly on it, the confident young rider
stepped in and delivered for his new teammates, working tirelessly at the front
of the race and in breakaways. Summerhill then followed-up brilliantly in
Pennsylvania, racing very well at the 2012 Thompson Bucks County Classic and
closed out the season with the team in Boston at the TD Bank Mayor’s Cup.

In addition to his work with Team UnitedHealthcare in 2012, Summerhill was
impressive prior to joining the blue and white squad. Earlier that season at the
Tour of Guadeloupe, he finished in 4th place in the Time Trial and 4th place in
Stage 5. In 2011 at the USA Pro Cycling Challenge, Summerhill finished 4th and
7th in Stage 6 and Stage 4 respectively. 2011 proved to be a good year for
Summerhill, as he also took 3rd in Stage 2 of the Tour de Beauce, while adding a
4th place at the U23 National Championships Road Race, and two top fives at the
Tour of the Gila (4th place in Stage 3 and 2nd in the overall points
classification). In the 2010 season, Summerhill also produced some rather
significant results, finishing 3rd overall in the 2010 Tour of China and 2nd in
the Tour of the Gila sprint competition. And the passionate young gun had
arguably his best Cyclo-cross season ever in 2012, following his overall victory
at the US U23 Cyclo-cross National Championship in 2010 and taking 13th at the
Cyclo-cross World Cup that same year.

Hitting his stride with the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team, 2014 proved to be
a breakthrough season for Summerhill, earning several top-10 results in
important races from the Tour of Alberta, where he also managed to secure 8th
overall, to the tremendously hard Tour of Qinghai Lake. His gutsy riding style
yielded most aggressive rider jerseys in the tours of Utah, and Alberta, as well
as the USA Pro Challenge. Summerhill was instrumental to the defense of teammate
Kiel Reijnen’s green sprinter’s jersey at that race, an effort that earned third
place for him in the competition.