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January 7/04 1:12 am - Watson Award, Coaching Courses, U.S. 'Cross Team, 2004 Team Roster

Posted by Editor on 01/7/04

Dave Watson Wins the Guardian's Alternative Sports Personality Award!

Kona Clump rider, Dave Watson's gap jump over the Tour de France earned him the Guardian Unlimited's Alternative Sports Personality of the year award, beating Queens Park Ranger's (soccer, or football . . . ) Manager
Ian Holloway and American Tour De France rider Tyler Hamilton.

You can read all about it Here . Pay special attention to some of Dave's projections for next year.

The Guardian is one of the UK's largest daily newspapers with a daily circulation of 400,000.

BC 2004 NCCP Technical Clinic Schedule
Courtesy Cycling BC

Cycling BC announces 2004 NCCP Technical Clinic Schedule. Register early to confirm participation. Note, all BC Summer Games Coaches receive one free NCCP credit to enroll in any 2004 NCCP Level 1 or 2 course. To learn moe about this opportunity, contact Allan at

Vancouver Based Courses
February 7-8: NCCP MTB Technical Level 2
February 21-22: NCCP Road Technical Level 2
March 27-28: NCCP MTB Technical Level 1

Victoria Based Courses
March 13-14: NCCP Road Technical Level 1
April 17-18: NCCP MTB Technical Level 1

Instructor: Steve Lund
Cost: $150
Registration: Cycling BC
Contact: / (604) 737-3137
6 Participant Minimum
Note some courses require prerequisites.

Victoria Based Courses
January 24-25: NCCP Road Technical Level I at UVIC/National Coaching Institute (Side door)
February 14-15: Methodology of Training Level II at Victoria PacificSport/Commonwealth Pool
March 6-7: Road Technical Level II at Victoria PacificSport/Commonwealth Pool
April 3-4: Track Technical Level I at UVIC/National Coaching Institute (Side door)

Juan de Fuca Velodrome (Track)
Instructor: Houshang Amiri
Cost: $150
Registration: Cycling BC
Contact: / (604) 737-3137
6 Participant Minimum
Note some courses require prerequisites.

USA Cycling Announces 'Cross Worlds Team
Courtesy USA Cycling

(COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.) January 6, 2004 - USA Cycling announced today the full squad for the 2004 UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in Pont-Château, France from Jan 31-Feb 1, 2004. Joining the six previously announced automatic qualifiers will be twelve additional riders.

Elite men's USCF National Cyclo-cross Champion, Jonathan Page (Northfield, N.H.), who received an automatic nomination as a result of defending his national title, will be joined by Jackson Stewart (Los Gatos, Calif.) and Andy Jacques-Maynes (Berkeley, Calif.) in the elite men's category.

Alison Dunlap (Colorado Springs, Colo.) will be joined by an all-star cast in the elite women's field. Joining the 2003 U.S. National Champion will be runner-up, Rachel Lloyd (Larkspur, Calif.), 2002 U.S. National Champion, Ann Knapp (Des Moines, Wash.) Carmen D'Alusio (Watsonville, Calif.) and Gina Hall (Richmond, Va.). Together, these women claimed the top five placings in the 2004 U.S. National Championships.

Complete U.S. Cyclo-cross World Championship Team

Elite Men
Jonathan Page (Northfield, N.H.)
Jackson Stewart (Los Gatos, Calif.)
Andy Jacques-Maynes (Berkeley, Calif.)

Elite Women
Alison Dunlap (Colorado Springs, Colo.)
Carmen D'Alusio (Watsonville, Calif.)
Gina Hall (Richmond, Va.)
Ann Knapp (Des Moines, Wash.)
Rachel Lloyd (Larkspur, Calif.)

U23 Men
Jesse Anthony (Beverly, Mass.)
Jeremy Powers (Niantic, Conn.)
Alan Obye (Mendon, Vt.)
Matt White (Longmeadow, Mass.)
Michael Cody (Burlington, Vt.)

Junior Men
Tucker Thomas (Jericho, Vt.)
Jamey Driscoll (Olympia, Wash.)
Konrad Lebas (Ansonia, Conn.)
Adam Switters (Folsom, Calif.)
Andy Brooks (Cave Junction, Ore.)

Trek/ VW/ Broadway Station Dental Announces Team Roster for 2004
Courtesy James Neil

Vancouver, B.C. - Trek/ VW/ Broadway Station Dental Center today announced its list of riders and sponsors for the upcoming 2004 season.

This year's team will be made up of mostly returning riders highlighted by strong man Sean Dawson, former Symmetrics standout Rick Minichiello, and new addition Leah Goldstein. Sean was 5th and best amateur finisher at last year's Tour De Delta, among top ranked US pros such as Danny Pate and Gord Fraser. On the women's side, National silver medallist Leah Goldstein will team up with veteran multiple National Champion and former Olympian (and now coach/ athlete) Sara Neil. Leah will be representing Israel at the World Championships and Athens.

The team will continue to support and develop young talented riders and this year's squad features Provincial team member, Shaun Crump and his brother and Junior National track champion, Scott along, with upstart Josh James.

The team will once again be hosting the 2nd annual BC Cup Harris Roubaix race to be held on April 11/ 04; modeled after and coinciding with the famous Spring classic Paris Roubaix race in Europe.

Team Roster:

Development Riders:
Scott Crump
Shaun Crump
Josh James

Category 1/ 2 Men:
Sean Dawson
Daniel Goncalves
Brian Green
Mike Koski
Rick Minichiello
James Neil
Alan Prazsky

Category 1/ 2 Women
Leah Goldstein
Sara Neil

Masters Men:
Steve Engh
Fred Herrmann
Jay Murray
Geoff Rice
Dave Watt
Chris White
Bill Yearwood

Team Sponsors:
Trek Bicycles, Bontrager, Volkswagen, Broadway Station Dental Center, PowerBar, Dizzy Cycles, WestJet, Rack Attack, Rudy Project, Union Securities, Broadway West Therapuetic Massage Clinic, Mosaic Homes, MJG (Mark James Group).

Team Manager:
Steve Engh


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