WILL

BARTA

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Boise, ID

Age
22
Height
176
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Nice, France

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Will's Story

Words: Chad Childers Stripes Date: 10 March 2018

Will 1

The magnitude of his accomplishment did not immediately occur to Will Barta until after he had starred in the breakaway on Stage 2 of the 2016 Amgen Tour of California and pulled on the "most courageous rider" jersey that year.

"I never thought I would hear (veteran cycling TV broadcaster) Paul Sherwen call my name," Barta said. "I heard from a lot of friends and family members and even people I didn't know were following me until that day."

Now in his fourth season with the team, he hopes to capitalize on additional opportunities and his 2017 successes of finishing 4th at Liege-Bastogne-Liege, 9th overall at Triptyque de Monts et Chateaux, and runner-up at U23 Nationals in the time trial.

"This year I want to win Liege, race well at the Giro and l’Avenir, and move up to the World Tour," he said.

  • Language spoken: English
  • Favorite app: Instagram
  • Favorite movie: "A Man Called Ove"
  • Favorite actor or actress: Eddie Redmayne 
  • Favorite musical group: Arcade Fire
  • Race he would someday like to win: Liège-Bastogne-Liège
  • After cycling, he would like to: complete a degree in economics.
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Palmares

2018
4th Giro Ciclistico d'Italia - Prologue
33rd Stage 1
23rd Stage 2
61st Stage 3
14th Stage 4
13th Stage 5
15th Stage 6
3rd Stage 7
13th Stage 8
0th Stage 9a
23rd Amgen Tour of California
67th Stage 1
16th Stage 2
10th Stage 3
19th Stage 4 (ITT)
36th Stage 5
33rd Stage 6
63rd Stage 7
66th Liège - Bastogne - Liège U23
20th Circuit des Ardennes International
56th Stage 1
33rd Stage 2
32nd Stage 4
23rd Stage 3
3rd Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux
39th Stage 1
38th Stage 2
2nd Stage 3b
2nd Stage 3a (ITT)
14th Istarsko Proljece - Istrian Spring Trophy
78th Prologue
21st Stage 1
8th Stage 2
64th Stage 3
2017
34th Grote Prijs Marcel Kint
2nd National Championships United States U23 - ITT
11th National Championships United States - Road Race
4th National Championships United States - ITT
158th Giro Ciclistico d'Italia - Stage 1
14th Stage 2
18th Stage 3
22nd Stage 4
0th Stage 5a
9th Flèche du Sud
10th
53rd Stage 1
17th Stage 2
16th Stage 2
14th Stage 3
13th Stage 3
22nd Stage 4
30th Stage 5
29th Stage 5
10th Le Tour de Bretagne Cycliste
78th Stage 1
19th Stage 2
17th Stage 3
24th Stage 4
54th Stage 5
19th Stage 6
20th Stage 6
7th Stage 7
11th Circuit des Ardennes International
62nd Stage 1
18th Stage 2
38th Stage 4
6th Stage 3
9th Le Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux
45th Stage 1
47th Stage 2
4th Stage 3a (ITT)
40th Stage 3b
92nd Classica da Arrabida - Cylin'Portugal
49th Volta ao Alentejo
61st Stage 1
103rd Stage 2
77th Stage 3
81st Stage 4
68th Stage 5
2016
43rd Tour de l'Avenir
80th Stage 1
90th Stage 2
65th Stage 3
9th Stage 4 (ITT)
35th Stage 5
39th Stage 6
32nd Stage 7
68th Stage 8
0th Gran Premio Sportivi di Poggiana- Trofeo Bonin Costruzioni- Gran Premio Pasta Zara
15th Tour Alsace
32nd Prologue
46th Stage 1
47th Stage 2
17th Stage 3
54th Stage 4
101st Grand Prix Cerami
33rd Tour de Beauce
63rd Stage 1
11th Stage 2
78th Stage 3b
6th Stage 3a (ITT)
58th Stage 4
38th Stage 5
88th Amgen Tour of California
83rd Stage 1
75th Stage 2
88th Stage 3
91st Stage 4
107th Stage 5
67th Stage 6 (ITT)
75th Stage 7
93rd Stage 8
25th Silver City's Tour of the Gila
31st Stage 1
54th Stage 2
17th Stage 3 (ITT)
80th Stage 4
30th Stage 5
54th Liège - Bastogne - Liège U23
67th Ronde van Vlaanderen Beloften
7th Trofeo Piva
34th G.P. Palio del Recioto - 34th Memorial cav. Sante Carradori
38th Giro del Belvedere
33rd Volta ao Alentejo
48th Stage 1
39th Stage 2
42nd Stage 3
70th Stage 4
14th Stage 5
32nd GP Liberty Seguros - Troféu Alpendre
60th Stage 1
37th Stage 2
2015
43rd Tour de l'Avenir
6th Stage 2
71st Tour de l'Ain
62nd Stage 4
73rd Course de la Paix U23 / Závod Míru U23
30th Ronde de l'Isard
8th Le Tour de Bretagne Cycliste trophée harmonie Mutuelle
44th Stage 2
65th Stage 3
66th Stage 4
49th ZLM Roompot Tour
8th Stage 2 (TTT)
58th Stage 1
57th Stage 3
105th La Côte Picarde
62nd Le Triptyque des Monts et Châteaux
8th Mountains Classification
9th Youth Classification
10th Points Classification
109th Stage 1
90th Stage 2
61st Stage 3
65th Stage 4
2014
93rd World Championships MJ - Road Race
4th Tour de l'Abitibi Desjardins
9th Points Classification
2nd Stage 2
2nd Stage 3 (ITT)
2nd National Championships United States MJ - ITT
6th Trofeo Karlsberg
1st Points Classification
3rd Tour du Pays de Vaud
2nd Points Classification
1st Stage 1
3rd Course de la Paix Juniors
16th Points Classification
2013
45th World Championships MJ - Road Race
70th Keizer der Juniores
4th Tour de l'Abitibi
1st Youth Classification
1st Stage 3 (ITT)
74th Int. Junioren Driedaagse van Axel
28th Youth Classification
16th Int. 3 - Etappenfahrt der Rad-Junioren
6th Youth Classification
26th Course de la Paix Juniors

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