Tom Skujins gets early birthday present at Tour de Beauce

Hincapie Sportswear's Tom Skujins, who won the Tour de Beauce Queen Stage that finished at the Top of Mont Meganitc on Thursday, celebrated his upcoming birthday a little earlier than expected. The 22-year-old Latvian will turn 23 on Sunday, when he was hoping to win the UCI 2.2 race's final stage.

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Growing up in Missoula, Montana, Pat competed in his first bike race in 1985 at Flathead Lake. He studied English and journalism at the University of Oregon and has covered North American cycling extensively since 2009, as well as racing and teams in Europe and South America. Pat currently lives in the US outside of Portland, Oregon, with his imaginary dog Rusty.