Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Scott Moninger at the Tour de France

Scott Moninger
The winningest US Pro Ever!

Peaks Coaching Group announces that Coach Scott Moninger will be working alongside Bob Roll as commentator for the upcoming Tour de France. 

Bedford, VA, USA, June 14th 2012
Scott Moninger, the winningest US Pro ever in US cycling history has been chosen to be a commentator alongside Bob Roll at the 2012 Tour de France.
Scott, now retired from pro cycling, is currently a master level PCG power coach.  Moninger will be working daily with Bob Roll and NBC Sports as a commentator answering cycling questions about race tactics, strategy, and more. 

Scott Moninger comments, “I am excited to participate with such an elite race, the Tour is the most prestigious of the Grand Tours and I am honored to be chosen for this position.” Moninger continues, “With my years of team and race experience I feel I will bring pertinent insight to the race commentary.”   

Moninger has a professional racing career spanning 17 years (1991-2007), Moninger has raced on 6 different pro teams including most recently BMC (2007), Healthnet (2004-2006), and Mercury (1999-2002) pro teams. He began his prestigious career racing professionally as a member of the Coors Light Pro Cycling Team in 1991. In his 27 years of racing and 17 years of pro racing, Moninger acquired an amazing 275 career wins.  Scott was voted the 2005 VeloNews Male Road Cyclist of the Year and twice was ranked #1 road rider in the USA (1992 – 2005). In 2008, Scott was Director Sportif for the Toyota/United Professional Cycling team. The team won over 60 professional events in the 2008 road racing season.

Scott currently is a master level power coach for Peaks Coaching Group. He is also a key part of the Peaks Team at the Peaks Power Training Camps.  PCG is based in Bedford Virginia, was founded by Hunter Allen. Hunter is widely known as one of the top experts in the world in coaching athletes using power meters. Allen is the co-developer of Training Peaks and co-author of “Training and Racing with a Power Meter” and his newest book co-authored with Dr. Stephen Cheung, “Cutting Edge Cycling.”