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August 7/07 8:45 am - USA Cycling Announces MTB Worlds Team

Posted by Editor on 08/7/07

USA Cycling Announces MTB Worlds Team

USA Cycling announced today the 61 athletes that have been nominated to represent the United States at the upcoming 2007 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Fort William, Scotland, Sept. 3-9.

With only one year remaining until the Olympic Games in Beijing, American cross country athletes will square off against fellow 2008 hopefuls from across the globe in the only Olympic discipline of off-road cycling. Seven men and eight women have been nominated to the elite cross country squad.

Elite Men's Cross Country

1. Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski (Boulder, Colo.)
2. Todd Wells (Durango, Colo.)
3. Jeremiah Bishop (Harrisonburg, Va.)
4. Michael Broderick (Chilmark, Mass.)
5. Barry Wicks (Corvallis, Ore.)
6. Adam Craig (Bend, Ore.)
7. Carl Decker (Bend, Ore.)

Elite Women's Cross Country

1. Willow Koerber (Ashville, N.C.)
2. Heather Irmiger (Boulder, Colo.)
3. Mary McConneloug (Chilmark, Mass.)
4. Georgia Gould (Ketchum, Idaho)
5. Sue Haywood (Davis, W. Va.) *
6. Lea Davison (Jericho, Vt.) Trek
7. Kelli Emmett (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
8. Shonny Vanlandingham (Durango, Colo.) *

U23 Men's Cross Country

1. Sam Schultz (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
2. Colin Cares (Boulder, Colo.)
3. Tad Elliott (Durango, Colo.)
4. Mitchell Peterson (Sandy, Utah)
5. Sam Jurekovic (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

U23 Women's Cross Country

1. Chloe Forsman (Boulder, Colo.)
2. Caitlyn Tuel (Boulder, Colo.)

Junior Men's Cross Country

1. Ethan Gilmour (Ludlow, Vt.)
2. Gregory Carpenter (Canton, Conn.)
3. Stephen Ettinger (Cashmere, Wash.)
4. Chris Peterson (Sandy, Utah) devo
5. Tristan Cowie (Dawsonville, Ga.)

Junior Women's Cross Country

1. Stephanie White (Bedford, N.H.)
2. Amy Cox (Scottsdale, Ariz.)

Elite Men's Downhill

1. Cole Bangert (Twin Lakes, Colo.)
2. Duncan Riffle (Santa Barbara, Calif.)
3. Luke Strobel (Renton, Wash.)
4. Gerritt Beytagh (Fletcher, N.C.)
5. T.J. Sharp (Boulder, Colo.)
6. Chris Van Dine (Salt Lake City, Utah)
7. Christopher Herndon (Etowah, N.C.)

Elite Women's Downhill

1. Kathy Pruitt (Lake Almanor, Calif.)
2. Melissa Buhl (Chandler, Ariz.)
3. Lisa Myklak (Boulder, Colo.)
4. Amelia Colosurdo (Seattle, Wash.)
5. Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo.)

Junior Men's Downhill

1. JD Swanguen (San Diego, Calif.)
2. Logan Binggeli (St. George, Utah)
3. Brad Oien (Fountain Valley, Calif.)
4. Tim Price (Great Falls, Va.)
5. Tyler McCaul (Aptos, Calif.)

Junior Women's Downhill

1. Chrissie Pinney (Concord, Calif.)

Elite Men's 4-Cross

1. Brian Lopes (San Clemente, Calif.)
2. Ross Milan (Golden, Colo.)
3. Eric Carter (Winchester, Calif./Mongoose)
4. Rich Houseman (Temecula, Calif.)*
5. Tommy Tokarczyk (Durango, Colo.)
6. Jeremiah Work (Austin, Texas)

Elite Women's 4-Cross

1. Jill Kintner (Seattle, Wash.)
2. Melissa Buhl (Chandler, Ariz.)
3. Jessica Vogt (Boulder, Colo.)
4. Tara Llanes (Los Alamitos, Calif.)
5. Neven Steinmetz (Boulder, Colo.)

Observed Trials

1. Cameron Kowall (Gates Mills, Ohio)
2. Neil Wiley (Tucson, Ariz.)
3. Brian Yezierski (Middleton, Conn.)
4. Dave Campbell (Lilburn, Ga.)

*declined nomination


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