Team Garmin-Sharp signs Nathan Brown

today announced it has signed two-time American U23 National TT Champion, Nathan Brown, for 2014. The 21-year-old hails from Covington, , and in addition to winning the 2013 U23 National TT championship, he finished 2nd in the U23 National Road Race Championship.

“It was a easy decision for me to join ,” said Brown.  “The moment I talked to I knew this was the team I wanted to be on.  Ever since I was a junior I watched his team in the Tour de France, and I knew one day that I wanted to ride for them.  It’s a dream come true and I’m so excited to race for next season.”

Brown’s goals for next season are focused on learning and being a good teammate: “my goal for next season is to learn as much as I can. There are so many great riders on the team and I am looking forward to any advice they can give me.  I would love to come back and possibly do some of the USA races; being a young American that would be an amazing opportunity, but my focus is on learning everything I can and being a good teammate at Garmin-Sharp.”

2013 has been a standout year for Brown, who won the Points and Best Young Rider classifications at the in addition to winning the U23 National TT Championships (marking his second time winning the title in three years).

“One of our founding goals is develop the next generation of champions and that makes Nate a perfect fit for our team,” said , CEO of Sports and . “He is a talented rider on the road and in s, and we look forward to working with him next year. He’ll be another great, young addition to our squad.”

Browns palmares include:

2013 1st Overall, Points Classification Champion, Best Young Rider,

2013 3rd Place, ships

2013 1st Place, U23 ships

2013 2nd Place, U23 Road ships

2012 3rd Place, U23 ships

2012 5th Place, Pan-America Championships

2012 5th Place, GP Briek Schotte

2011 1st Place, U23 ships

2011 4th Place,  GC  Canada’s  Nations  Cup

2010 4th Place, U23 ships

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