Hometown: Johns Creek, Ga.
Birthdate: June 22, 1992
Birthplace: Atlanta, Ga.
Weight: 165 lbs.
Current Coach: Christopher Herndon
Team: Billy Goat Bikes / Mountain Khakis
High School: Saint Francis High School (Alpharetta, Ga.) Class of '10
College(s): Elon University, University of Vermont
Major: BS Physics and Mechanical Engineering
Other Sports Played: Ice hockey at Elon University (2010-13)
- 2014 Pan American Championships (Barbacena, Brazil), 12th place, elite men downhill
- 2014 Snowshoe Wild Hare Pro GRT (Snowshoe, W.V.), 2nd, downhill
- 2014 Beech Mountain Pro GRT (Beech Mountain, N.C.), 1st, downhill
Hobbies: Roller hockey, ice hockey, and cars
Favorite Race: USA Cycling National Championships
Favorite Place to Train: Sugarbush, Vermont
Best Cycling Memory: "My best cycling memory came this year (2014) when I won the Pro GRT at Beech Mountain. All of my family and friends were at the race and it was really special to win a national round in front of them."
Best advice received from a coach when you were starting out: "The best advice I received that helped my riding when I was starting out was to stay light on my feet when riding. Staying light on your feet helps me keep traction when needed on tricky parts of the track."
Motivation: "I find motivation in wanting to be my very best. I am still learning and just want to continue to improve."
Hero/Role Model: "My mom is my biggest role model. She has taught me to try to be a great person in everything I do and has given me the courage to chase after my dreams."
Cycling & Personal/Career Goals: "I am looking to continue my racing and become an established rider at the World Cup level as well as at the national level. I am also still working on finishing my degree in mechanical engineering at the University of Vermont."
First Involvement in Cycling: "I first started riding more seriously at the beginning of high school with my two good friends, Nathan and Davis, at Big Creek in Georgia. That is where I got my first taste of 'downhill' riding."
Family: Son of Bobby Morgan and Joy Wilder Lybeer...has one brother (Sam) and two sisters (Grace and Hope).
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