Cycling Career

Championships
Photo Credit: Michel Guillemette, July 2016 Aigle

FIRST Canadian Junior to win GOLD and iconic “Rainbow Jersey” at Junior Track Worlds!

2016 Junior World Kilo Time Trial Champion (Rainbow Jersey)

2016 Canadian National Junior Kilo Time Trial and Sprint and Keirin Champion

2015 Canadian National Junior Sprint and Keirin Champion

2014 Canadian National U17 Sprint and 500m Time Trial Champion

2013 Canadian National U17 Cyclocross Champion

World Junior in 1 Kilometre Time Trial (Kilo)
  • 1:00.578 NEW RECORD set by Stefan in Aguascalientes, October 6, 2016
World Junior in Sprint Qualifier (Flying 200m)
  • 9.738 NEW RECORD set by Stefan in Aguascalientes, October 8, 2016

Stefan set 2 NEW RECORDS in 3 different categories!

  1. Junior World
  2. Canadian National Elite
  3. Canadian National Junior

At the Elite Pan American Track Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico, October 2016

Historical recap of times set:
1 Kilometre Time Trail (Kilo)
  • 1:00.578 NEW RECORD set by Stefan in Augascalientes, October 6, 2016 
    • 1:01.376 prior World Junior record set in Kunming, Aug 2002
    • 1:00.589 prior Canadian Elite National record set in Aguascalientes, Sep 2014
    • 1:01.673 prior Canadian Junior record set by Stefan in Aigle, Jul 2016
      • 1:03.198 prior Canadian Junior record set in Agusacalientes, Jul 2013
Sprint Qualifier (Flying 200m)
  • 9.738 NEW RECORD set by Stefan in Augascalientes, October 7, 2016
    • 9.899 prior World Junior record set in Moscow, Aug 2011
    • 9.746 prior Canadian Elite National record set in Aguascalientes, Sep 2014
    • 10.245 prior Canadian Junior record set by Stefan in Aigle, Jul 2016
      • 10.474 prior Canadian Junior record set in Moscow, Aug 2009
photo credit: Rob Jones, April 2017 Hong Kong

2018 XXI Commonwealth Games

Gold Coast, Australia – April 4 to 15, 2018

UCI 2018 Track Cycling World Championships

Apeldoorn, Netherlands – February 28 to March 4, 2018

World Cup V Minsk

Minsk, Belarus — January 19 to 21, 2018

Track Cycling Challenge 2017

Grenchen, Switzerland — December 20 to 21, 2017

Troféu International de Anadia

Anadia, Portugal — December 15 to 17, 2017

2017 World Series of Bicycling

Trexlertown, PA – June 9 to 30, 2017

  • July 1st – UCI Madison Cup XLI
    • crashed during Flying 200m sprint qualifier. See news.
  • June 30th – UCI Keirin Cup XXXI
  • June 23rd (actual race date June 24th)  – UCI Festival of Speed
  • June 16th – UCI Fastest Man on Wheels
    • due to a training accident on Tuesday, June 13, Stefan did not participate in the June 16th races. See news.
  • June 10th – UCI Red Robin All-Stars
  • June 9th – UCI U.S. Sprint Gran Prix

2017 UCI Track Cycling World Championships

Hong Kong, China – April 12 to 16, 2017

2017 UCI Track Cycling World Cup LA

Los Angeles, U.S.A. – February 24 to 26, 2017

2017 UCI Track Cycling World Cup Cali

Cali, Colombia – February 17 to 19, 2017

2016 Elite Pan American Track Championships

Aguascalientes, Mexico – October 5 to 9, 2016

2016 Milton International Challenge

Milton, Ontario – September 29 to October 1, 2016

2016 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships

Aigle, Switzerland – July 20 to 24, 2016

  • 4th – Keirin
  • Gold – Kilo Time Trial @ 1:01.673 (video at minute 0:55)
    • 2016 JUNIOR WORLD CHAMPION
    • First Canadian to win Gold at Junior Track Worlds
  • Bronze – Sprint
  • ranked 2nd  – Sprint Qualifier @ 10.245

2016 Canadian Junior Track Championships

Milton, Ontario – April 1 to 3, 2016

  • ranked 1st – Sprint Qualifier @ 10.727
  • Gold – Sprint
    • 2016 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Gold – Kilo Time Trial @ 1:04.168
    • 2016 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Gold – Keirin
    • 2016 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPION

2015 Canadian Junior Track Championships

Milton, Ontario – October 7 to 11, 2015

  • ranked 1st – Sprint Qualifier @ 11.157
  • Gold – Sprint
    • 2015 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Silver – Kilo Time Trial @ 1:06.094
  • Gold – Keirin
    • 2015 JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPION

2015 UCI Junior Track Cycling World Championships

Astana, Kazakhstan – August 19 to 23, 2015

  • 31st – Keirin
  • ranked 15th – Sprint Qualifier @ 10.596
  • 16th – Sprint

2015 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championships Juniors

Tabor, Czech Republic – January 31, 2015

  • 70th

2015 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup Juniors

Hoogerheide, Belgium – January 25, 2015

  • 62nd

2014 Canadian U17 Track Championships

Burnaby, BC – November 21 to 23, 2014

  • Gold – Sprint Time Trial @ 11.510 on Nov 22
    • 2014 U17 NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Gold – 500 m Time Trial on Nov 23
    • 2014 U17 NATIONAL CHAMPION
  • Silver – Omnium

2014 Canadian National Cyclocross Juniors Championships

Winnipeg, Manitoba – October 25, 2014

2014 Alberta Summer Games

Airdrie, AB – July 26, 2014

  • 6th – MTB XC Race

2014 Banff Bike Fest

Banff, Alberta – June 12 to 15, 2014

  • 9th – Prologue, Men Category 4
  • 13th – Lake Louise RR, Men Category 3/4
  • 8th – ITT, Men Category 4
  • Gold – Criterium, Men Category 4
  • 5th – Tunnel Mountain RR, Men Category 3/4

2013 Canadian National Cyclocross U17 Championships 

Surrey, BC – November 30, 2013

  • Gold
    • U17 NATIONAL CYCLOCROSS CHAMPION

2013 Alberta Provincial Cyclocross U17 Championships

Edmonton, Alberta – November 2, 2013

  • Gold

2013 Alberta Provincial MTB XC U17 Championships

Edmonton, Alberta – July 7, 2013

  • Gold

Sponsors and Thank Yous

Photo Credit: WRS Imagenes  – Wencesalo Rodriguez October 2016, Aguascalientes, Mexico

This photo showcases the variety of emotions experienced after a kilo! Extremely proud to hold the new Junior Kilo World Record!! 1:00.578! 

Thank you so much to everyone who has supported me along my cycling journey this far. This 2016 season has been truly remarkable and one that will inspire me to keep pushing on in the future. So thank you!

Stefan Ritter, October 2016

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Thank you to Cycling Canada for Track and Strength training, athletic and financial support. Proud and honoured to be a Canadian Elite Athlete.
AWARDS
Thank You to Podium Alberta and Alberta Sport Connection for their financial support. Proud to be an Alberta Athlete!
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Thank you to Argyll Velodrome Racing Academy & Coach Alex Ongaro for training assistance when in Edmonton and their constant support.
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Thank you to my home club,  Juventus Cycling Club, for my initial start in racing, fundraisers, support, and this commemorative jersey!
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Thank you to Bell Canada for supplying me with a Samsung Galaxy S6 and monthly phone plan.
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Huge thanks go out to Guri and the Pedalhead Road Works crew for their constant amazing support. 👌@pedalheadroadworks
2018 UCI Track Cycling World Championships
Picture by SWpix.com – Thank you to Aurora Collective for their support and providing some cycling gear like these customize pedal straps. @aurora_collective
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Thank you to Uvex for their support and providing cycling gear like helmet and cycling glasses.
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Was proud to be an ambassador for ENDUR Apparel. Super Comfy Socks!