Harry “Skip” Cutting Athlete, Pre 1970

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Athlete,  Pre 1970

Skip was a world-class cyclist whose career spanned more than three decades. He competed in numerous international events including three Olympic Games. After finishing his career, Cutting became a world-wide U.S. ambassador for the sport of cycling.

Riverside Connection:
Winner of Inaugural 45-mile Riverside Bicycle Fiesta (1963)
Norte Vista High School (1964)
Member of the Riverside Bicycle Club for over 10 years

Accomplishments:
Competed in 28 countries and has no fewer than 297 top-three international finishes.
Brought the Masters World Cup of Cycling Criterium and Track Events to the U.S.
Held the National Record in the 4,000 meter pursuit (5:21.5) in 1964
Participated in the 1967 and 1971 Pan American Games
Member of the 1964, 1968, and 1972 Olympic Teams
Won the World Masters Road Championship in Austria (1987)
Silver medalist at the World Masters Games in Denmark (1989)
U.S. national sprint coach from 1989 – 1990
Inducted into the U.S. Bicycling Hall of Fame (2002)
Wore the stars and stripes jersey 11 times as National Champion