Date of Birth
Santa Monica, CA
Strengths on the Bike
In the sport of professional cycling, UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team rider, Hilton Clarke’s name speaks for itself. Overall winner of both the USA Cycling 2013 and 2012 National Criterium Calendar (NCC) Individual Titles, and the 2013 USA CRITS Series Individual Champion Title, the veteran sprinter from Australia who now resides in Santa Monica, California, is a force to be reckoned with in any criterium race in which he competes.
One of the most valuable members of the UnitedHealthcare Pro Cycling Team and one of the most dominant in the sport, Clarke is a regular on the podium, often winning the majority of his US races. Clarke is also a consummate teammate and his efforts to ensure the team is aligned strategically heading into any Criterium also helped his Team secure the 2013 and 2012 NCC team titles as well as the 2013 USA CRITS team title.
In 2013, Clarke claimed victory in nearly 10 races, winning (among others) the Presbyterian Hospital Invitational Criterium, the Tampa Cigar City Criterium, the Delray Beach Criterium, the Herman Miller Brickyard Criterium, the Tour of Somerville, the Downtown Walterboro Criterium, and the Andersen Banducci Twilight Criterium. In addition, Clarke’s total number of podium finishes reached 21 in 2013, giving him a grand total of 39 top three finishes in three years (21 times in 2013, 8 times in 2012, and 10 times in 2011).
One of the best criterium racers in the sport and a leader in the discipline, Clarke heads into his 14th year as a professional looking to add to his numerous commanding wins in North America which have established him as a wheel to follow in every bunch sprint finish.
Career Highlights >>
1st Beaufort Memorial Cycling Classic
1st Launceston International Classic 17 wins
1st USPRO Criterium Championships
1st Sprint Competition Herald Sun Tour