Chad Haga

Chad Haga
Personal information
Full name Chad Haga
Nickname Hagasaki[1]
Born (1988-08-26) August 26, 1988
McKinney, Texas
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Weight 72 kg (159 lb)
Team information
Current team Team Giant–Alpecin
Discipline Road
Role Rider
Rider type All-rounder
Amateur team(s)
2006–2010 Texas A&M University Cycling Team
2009–2011 Team Brain and Spine Cycling
2010 Super Squadra
2011 Rio Grande Cycling
Professional team(s)
2011–2013 Kelly Benefit Strategies–OptumHealth
2014– Giant–Shimano
Major wins

Stage races

Joe Martin Stage Race, Overall (2013)
Tour of Elk Grove, Prologue (2013)

One-day races and Classics

Redlands Bicycle Classic, Stage 1 (2013)
Cascade Classic, Prologue (2012)
Mount Hood Cycling Classic, Prologue (2011)
Infobox last updated on
February 14, 2014

Chad Haga (/hɡə/;[1] born August 26, 1988) is an American professional road racing cyclist, who competes for the Team Giant–Alpecin team.[2]


He was born in McKinney, Texas[3] and attended Texas A&M University where he earned his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering in 2010.[3] While there he raced collegiately with the Texas A&M Cycling Team and as an amateur with Team Brain and Spine Cycling and Super Squadra. After Graduation he joined the Rio Grande Cycling squad. He began racing professionally in 2011 after joining Kelly Benefit Strategies–OptumHealth.[4]

On 23 January 2016, he was one of the six members of the Team Giant–Alpecin who were hit by a car which drove into on-coming traffic while they were training in Calpe, Spain. All riders were in stable condition.[5]

Career achievements

Major results

1st Prologue Mount Hood Classic
3rd Overall Tour of Elk Grove
1st Prologue Cascade Classic
4th Copperas Cove Classic
1st Overall Joe Martin Stage Race
1st Prologue Tour of Elk Grove
2nd Overall Volta ao Alentejo
2nd Overall Redlands Bicycle Classic
1st Stage 1
3rd Overall USA Cycling National Racing Calendar
3rd Overall McLane Pacific Classic
3rd Overall Cascade Classic
10th Overall Tour of California
5th United States National Time Trial Championships
11th Overall Tour of Elk Grove
1st Prologue

Grand Tour general classification results timeline

Grand Tour 2014 2015 2016
Pink jersey Giro - 99 78
Yellow jersey Tour - - -
red jersey Vuelta 73 - 76

WD = Withdrew; IP = In Progress


External links

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