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November 7/13 13:07 pm - NCCH Announces Select Squads for 2014

Posted by Editoress on 11/7/13

The National Cycling Centre Hamilton (NCCH) is proud to announce its Select and Youth Select Squads for 2014.

We were very impressed with all applications, and to those who missed out, we urge you to train hard as we will be reassessing the Squad in March 2014. Some selected riders will be given a period of 4 months to reach certain standards in order to stay in the SELECT or Youth Select Program for the 2014 racing season.

16 of the 24 Selected riders have won National Medal/s in 2012 or 2013.

The Selection committee looks at a number of criteria when making its decision, they include:

• To be at National level, or ability (within 12 months) to be
• Character
• Attitude
• Attendance
• Performance & Results
• How they promote NCCH and Cycling
• How they relate to other members of NCCH
• Volunteerism

Jordan Broad Track
Will Elliott U23 Road/Track
Jack Burke U23 Road/Track
Simon Forthergill U23 Road/Track
Ben Perry U23 Road/Track
James Orton U23 Road/Track
Martin Rupes U23 Road/Track
Saskia Kowalchuk U23 Road/Track
Madeleine McConnell U23 Road/Track
Adam Jamieson U19 Road/Track
Miles Eastwood U19 Road/Track
Jesse Schultz U19 Road/Track
Marie Pierre U19 Road/Track

Youth Select
Jordann Jones U17 Road/Track
Thierry Kirouac-Marcassa U17 Road/Track (Montreal Quebec)
Josh Smith U17 Road/Track
Josh Shenker U17 Road/Track
Quinn Pitts U17 Road/Track
Amy Bell U17 Road/Track
Ariel DeLeon U17 Road/Track
Naomi Desousa U17 Road/Track
Ruby West U17 Road/Track
Hillary Lowry U17 Road/Track
Lara Lee U17 Road/Track

In addition to the above riders we will also have the following as guest riders and Select Squad members from May - September 2014:

Jessica Allen U23 (2011 Junior World IRTT Champion) Australia
Maddison Vit U23 (2011 Junior World Road - Aus representative) Australia
Luke Vitler U23 (TBC) Australia

The above is a very strong group of individuals to make up our champion teams, yet again I urge everybody who missed out, or those who have aspirations to push the limits and show us what you have got! Riders can be dropped in and out of the SELECT Squads!

With the new Pan Am Velodrome due to open in Milton in 10 months, we want to show the world that we have the best development program!

Courtesy NCCH


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