Jimmy Walthour Jr.
Inducted in 2008 for Veteran Road & Track Competitor (1970 & prior)
Biography (1910 – 1983)
Jimmy Walthour Jr., was selected to the Hall of Fame in recognition of his amazing track racing career in the 1920’s and 1930’s. Walthour raced in the United States, Canada, and Europe. As a track racer between 1928 and 1940, he competed in 89 six-day races earning 14 first-place and 15 second-place finishes. Walthour and his partner Alfred Crossley won 7 six-day races between 1934 and 1940.
Near the start of his career as a 17-year old racer in 1927, Walthour won the Amateur Cycling Championship of America in both the track and road categories. His six-day career also included five triple six-day race formats.