Monday, March 12, 2012

Another Podium Sweep for Whole Athlete-Specialized Juniors!

This time it was the 15/16 Juniors at the Bonelli Park ProXCT sweeping the top-four cross country podium spots with Sean Bennett, Marcus Segedin, Ben Spurr, and Silas Blunk. Kate Courtney went two for two, winning the Junior Women's event, while Shane Skelton took a strong 2nd place in a national-class XC Junior 17/18 field.

The team earned a total of seven wins and 11 podium appearances over the weekend. 

Sean Bennett, Marcus segedin, Ben Spurr, Silas Blunk
Whole Athlete-Specialized riders go 1-2-3-4 with Sean Bennett, Marcus Segedin, Ben Spurr, and Silas Blunk. 
kate courtney
Kate Courtney takes her second consecutive ProXCT Junior win.

On Day 2 in the Short Track race, Shane Skelton took the win in the combined Cat 1 event, as Zach Valdez earned his biggest result to date with 3rd place in a highly competitive Pro field. 

Zach Valdez, ProXCT podium
In only his second year as a pro, Zach Valdez hits the podium in a ProXCT!
Shane Skelton
Shane Skelton on his way to victory in STXC.

Adding to the team's successful results tally, Mackinzie Stanley, Victoria Yoham and Julia Violich each won their respective Cat 1 Super-D races, while Sarah Ogden took the win in her first Cat 2 cross country. 

Zach Valdez
No time to look around for Mackinzie Stanley as she rides to victory in the Super-D.

Zach Valdez
Zach Valdez on target.

Kate Courtney
Kate Courtney climbs alone.

casey williams, jacob albrecht
Casey Williams and Jacob Albrecht in the 17/18 Junior race.

Check out all the team's top-10 results of 2012.

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