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Lars Zebroski

Full name: E. Lars Zebroski
Gender: Male
Height: 5-8.5 (175 cm)
Weight: 139 lbs (63 kg)
Born: January 12, 1941 in Culver City, California, United States
Died: January 10, 1998 in Palo Alto, California, United States
Affiliations: Pedale Alpini/University of California, Berkeley
Country: USA United States
Sport: Cycling


A severe skiing accident when he was 11-years-old left Lars Zebroski with only ½ of a functioning kidney, so he left skiing and turned to cycling. In 1957 he became one of the first Americans to live and train in Europe, joining the Pedali Alpini bike team. He attended U Cal Berkeley for one year, but health issues forced him to drop out. After the 1960 Olympics Zebroski raced professionally in Europe for two years, based in Firenze, Italy. In the early-1960s he opened a bike shop and built his own paragon bike frames, but in 1965 Zebroski moved to Northern California where he designed and built a portable saw mill and formed his own Humboldt County logging business. Zebroski died at age 57 from complications after a kidney transplant.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1960 Summer 19 Roma Cycling Men's Road Race, Individual United States USA 64

Men's Road Race, Individual

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank T
1960 Summer 19 Roma Cycling United States Final Standings 64 at 8:03
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