Posted by Editor on 03/1/10
Team H&R Block is proud to announce its riders, managers and marketing partners for the 2010 racing season. The team has enjoyed considerable success in prior years and with their strong new partnerships, look to build on their momentum in 2010. With their increased presence at regional and National events, the team will continue to build on becoming a dominant force in Canadian road, track and Cyclo-Cross racing.
The board of directors is excited to announce the elite riders for the 2010 season:
Dustin Andrews, 19, Calgary; 2008 Jr. National Team member Nations Cup Quebec
Robin Baillie, 33, Saskatoon; 2009 Alberta Provincial Road Champion
Zach Garland, 23, St. Johns, NFLD; Stage Winner Tour de Quebec and Walla Walla
Shawn Goulet, 31; 5th Tom Binnie Crit
Justin Kerr, 30, Cambridge, New Zealand; 2009 BC Cup Champion
Gideon Kristalka, 34, Calgary; 2009 Jason Lapierre Road Race Winner
Peter Lawrence, 49, Calgary; 2009 Masters National Champion
Mark MacDonald, 23, Calgary; Multiple National Track Championship medalist
Garrett McLeod, 20, Wolfville, NS; National Espoir TT Championship medalist
Chris McNeil, 31, Calgary; multiple National Championship medalist
Sebastian Sales, 23, Vancouver; 1st 2009 Cypress Hill Climb
Aaron Schooler, 24, Edmonton; National Cyclo-Cross team member
Mike Sidic, 26, Vancouver; 3rd 2009 Yaletown Grand Prix
Jacob Schwingboth, 19, Vancouver; Competed at Track World Cup in 2009
New to the team will be Mark Ernsting and Kevin Noiles. Mark will take on the role of Directeur Sportif to oversee the Elite team. With his international race experience and leadership abilities, Mark is excited to direct the team.
"The team is full of raw young talent that is poised to take the next step and become the dominant team in Western Canada."
Kevin Noiles will take on the role of team manager and his background in the sport, along with his management skills, will be a major asset to the operations of the team.
“I am looking forward to this transition as Team H&R Block has a great program in place for great success to happen this year.”
Check out the new website at www.teamhrblock.ca for more team info.
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