November 11/08 12:28 pm - Rollin 'Officially' Joins Cervelo TestTeam
Posted by Editoress on 11/11/08
We announced this information back at the end of September, but today the team made it official
Cervélo TestTeam is pleased to announce the signing of Ted King of the United States and Dominique Rollin of Canada.
Ted King had a breakthrough 2008 season, his second as a pro, finishing second overall in the NRC individual rankings. Racing for Bissell Pro Cycling the twenty-five year old from New Hampshire won the Hanes Park Classic wore the KOM jersey for one stage at the Tour of Georgia and won a stage at the Joe Martin Stage Race. He also finished third overall at the Fitchburg Longsjo Classic.
King is also an accomplished cyclocross racer and was a collegiate cycling champion. He hopes to go back to school at some point to pursue a business degree with an emphasis on environmental issues.
Dominique Rollin hails from Boucherville, Quebec. The twenty-five year old six-time Canadian National Champion completed a breakout year in 2008 riding for Toyota-United.
Rollin won stage 4 at the Amgen Tour of California, as well as the Overall Sprint Points Competition. He also won the general classification at the Rochester Omnium Criterium, as well as winning stages at the Cascade Cycling Classic and the Vuelta Ciclista CROC. Dominique just capped an outstanding 2008 closing out his season winning the final stage of The Southland Tour in New Zealand this past weekend.
From a physiological standpoint, Dom is incredibly talented, a once in a generation special athlete, said Brian Walton, his personal coach and Vice President of Performance, Cadence Cycling & Multisport Centers. From a tactical standpoint, Dom has the mental mindset of a winner. I look forward to watching him progress next season and complement the leaders on the Cervélo Test Team.