Kate Courtney rides to another World Cup top-10 finish in Monte Sainte Anne, Canada, finishing in 6th despite torturous conditions on the wet, extremely technical course. Lucas Newcomb followed suit with a strong 13th place in his first-ever World Cup.
Lucas Newcomb rides to 13th in his first-ever World Cup.
A determined Kate Courtney.
Meanwhile, as the rest of the riders prep for Nationals at the team's high elevation training camp, the first test at the Sawtooth Challenge in Truckee (Lake Tahoe) saw the junior boys sweep the podium and junior girls go 1st and 3rd.
The Junior Boys sweep the Sawtooth podium, with Sean Bennett, Silas Blunk and Marcus Segedin 1-2-3.
Sean Bennett and Silas Blunk in action.
Mackinzie Stanley and Sarah Ogden go 1st and 3rd in the Sawtooth Challenge.
Next stop for the team is the World Cup in Windham, NY for Kate Courtney, Lucas Newcomb, Jacob Albrecht, Casey Williams and Shane Skelton, while the rest of the team will compete in the Galena Grinder XC in Sun Valley, ID as final prep for the National Championships next week.
Next stop, Sun Valley, ID!
Stay tuned for more exciting developments from Windham, NY and Sun Valley, ID here.