Cullen Easter


President of OpiCure Foundation

“My goal is to spread awareness on utilizing the bicycle as a tool for recovery."


I'm a 35 year old Registered Nurse working in a Level 1 Trauma Center Emergency Department. In addition to that, I'm the President of OpiCure Foundation.

Love Sydney my partner in crime. Love family and friends. Love exploring and adventures. Love the outdoors.


Vuelta a Colombia


Tour of Utah

3x Finisher

Tour of Qinghai Lake


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Goal(s) for 2023:

Grow our foundation and spread awareness on utilizing the bicycle as a tool for recovery.

What’s your favorite quote and where did you first hear it?

"Life’s a Garden, Dig it." – Joe Dirt

Who is your favorite author and what is their best work? 

Lemony Snicket – A Series of Unfortunate Events 

What’s the best training advice you’ve ever received and who gave it to you?

“There’s always another bike race” - Chris Horner  

How did you get started in your sport?

My Dad got us road bikes in high school.

What’s the worst advice you’ve ever gotten? 

“You would like seaweed, you should try it.”

If you had to be shipwrecked on a deserted island, but all your human needs—such as food and water—were taken care of, what two items would you want to have with you?

Cereal and chips/salsa.

If you could have one superpower, which would you choose and why?

I would want to fly.

What’s your favorite website?

Google News

When you were little, what did you want to be when you grew up?

I wanted to be an astronaut.

Describe your first bike.

It was a red Dyno BMX bike with pegs.  

What's the craziest thing that’s ever happened to you?  

Every day I work in the ER something crazy happens. So many things all the time.

What's your favorite movie and why?

Meet the Parents, Ben Stiller is my favorite actor.

Describe yourself with one word. 


If you were starring in a movie, what would your theme song be?

Sirius - Allan Parsons Project   

Proudest sporting moment?

Being Chris Horner’s right hand man at tour of Utah Snowbird queen stage in the mountains.

Guilty pleasure food item? 


Guilty pleasure song? 

Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue

Where is your “happy” place? 

Hanging with my people.

What is your most memorable meal? 

Breakfast Burrito anywhere. 

What is something that you learned from a parent or grandparent that has guided you in life? 

Taxes are the rent you pay to live in America.

Who is your greatest mentor and what did they teach you? 

My Dad. He works so hard, so I try to be like him and work hard.

What word do you hate the most?

“Won't work.”

What’s your favorite sound? 

Windshield wipers.

What’s your favorite smell? 


What’s your “kryptonite”? 

Bad drivers.

Finish this sentence: “The world would be a better place if….”

If coffee was free.  

When I’m not riding/running or otherwise crushing it in my sport, you’ll find me:

Working in the emergency department saving lives.