Fernando

Islas

Date of birth: 03/14/1999

Height: 1.75m

Weight: 67kg

Education: Bachillerato CNAR (Political Science)

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Photo: Casey B. Gibson

Favorite food: Italian food, pasta

Favorite movie: Action and adventure

Favorite music: Mexican

Strengths: GC and time trial.

 

How did you get into cycling?

I started racing in 2013. My friends got into mountain biking, so I went along and found out I loved it.  

 

What’s your biggest goal for the season?

To be the best teammate I can and develop my strengths and weaknesses. Hopefully get some good results too.

 

What is your dream race?

For me, the biggest dream to race the Tour de France.

 

Biggest bike accomplishments to date: 2017 Pan American champion, 2017 Tour de l'Abitibi, second overall; 2017 Korean Tour of the Demilitarized Zone, fifth overall.