Inductee

Arthur Zimmerman

Inducted in 1989 for Veteran Road & Track Competitor (Pre-1945)

Honors

  • 1890 - National Championship, Track, Sprint :: 1st
  • 1891 - National Championship, Track, Sprint :: 1st
  • 1892 - National Championship, Track, Sprint :: 1st
  • 1893 - World Championship, Track, 10 km :: 1st
  • 1893 - World Championship, Track, Sprint, Chicago :: 1st
  • 1894 - GP de l´UVF, Sprint (FRA) :: 1st
  • 1894 - National Championship, Track, Sprint, Elite :: 1st

Biography

Known as the "Flying Yankee" and the "Jersey Skeeter", he won numerous League of American Wheelman National Championships in the late 1880s through 1894 when he turned professional. In 1891 he won the 1/2 mile LAW National Championships. He won the inaugural World Championships in 1893 in Chicago at one and ten miles. He registered more than 100 victories per season numerous times.

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