Inductee

Erin Hartwell

Inducted in 2012 for Modern Road & Track Competitor (Post-1975)

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Honors

  • ~8 time U.S. National Champion - 1 Km Time Trial -
  • 1991 - Pan-American Games, Havana, Cuba - - 1 Km Time Trial :: Silver medal
  • 1992 - Barcelona Olympic Games - 1 Km Time Trial :: Bronze Medal
  • 1993 - World Championships, Hamar, Norway- 1 Km Time Trial :: 6th
  • 1994 - World Championships, Palermo Italy - 1 Km Time Trial :: Silver medal
  • 1995 - World Championships, Bogota, Colombia - Olympic Sprint :: Bronze medal
  • 1995 - World Championships, Bogota, Colombia - 1 Km Time Trial :: Bronze medal
  • 1996 - Atlanta Olympic Games - 1 Km Time Trial :: Silver Medal
  • 1998 - World Championships, Bordeaux, France -1 Km Time Trial :: Bronze Medal
  • 1998 - World Cup, Victoria, British Columbia -1 Km Time Trial :: 1st
  • 2000 - Olympic Games :: Team Member

Biography

Erin Hartwell dominated the 1 kilomete time trial for the majority of the 1990's, earning 8 national championships. Beginning with his first major victory at the 1987 junior national championships where he won the pursuit, Erin dedicated himself to competing against and beating the world's best track cyclists. During his 15-year long career, he medaled in the World Championships, Olympic Games, World Cup Events, and Pan-American Games. Eric's dream of reaching the Olympic Games was realized in Barcelona in 1992, where he would earn a bronze medal in the "Kilo." Four years later in Atlanta he would climb another step on the podium to claim a silver medal and become the first American cyclist in history to medal in two consecutive Olympic Games.

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