Ryder Hesjedal is a Canadian professional racing cyclist for Garmin-Sharp. He is a former mountain biker, winning a silver medal at the 2001 Under-23 world championship. He turned professional with Discovery Channel in 2005 after several years with the Rabobank continental team. Having previously finished a best sixth place at the 2010 Tour de France, Hesjedal won his first Grand Tour at the 2012 Giro d'Italia, the first Grand Tour win by a Canadian.
By Champion3 @ 2012-07-14 06:41:59