FLC's Tom Danielson finishes 9th in 2011 Tour de France

One of Fort Lewis College’s own, Tom Danielson, placed ninth in the world’s biggest bike race, the Tour de France, over the weekend. Tom, who rode for Team Garmin-Cervelo, placed 8 minutes, 15 seconds behind race winner Cadel Evans. His finish was the highest finish by an American rider.

As the top placing rider for Team Garmin-Cervelo, Tom helped the team place first in the overall team standings.

Fort Lewis College is the #1 collegiate cycling program in the nation and a producer of powerhouse cycling champions like Danielson. For more on the FLC Cycling Team, visit http://cycling.fortlewis.edu. For complete coverage of the Tour de France, visit http://www.letour.fr.