Tuesday, August 21, 2012

California State Junior Road Champion, Multiple XC Podiums Highlight Weekend for Whole Athlete-Specialized Cycling Team

From Northern to Central California to Wisconsin, and from road to dirt, Whole Athlete-Specialized Juniors topped podiums across states and disciplines.

Already a 2012 California High School Varsity MTB State Champ, Josie Nordrum earned her second state title, this time in the Junior Road Race at San Ardo.

Kate Courtney
Josie Nordrum, CA Junior State Road and High School MTB Champ.

On the other side of the US in Mt. Morris, Wisconsin, Casey Williams, Jacob Albrecht, Shane Skelton and Silas Blunk all earned podium finishes in the XCT cross country and short track races. 

Casey Williams, Jacob Albrecht
Casey Williams and Jacob Albrecht take 2nd and 3rd in the Short Track.

casey williams, shane skelton, Silas Blunk
Casey Williams 4th, Shane Skelton 5th and Silas Blunk 2nd with their XC podium medals.

Meanwhile back in Santa Rosa, CA, Sarah Ogden earned a victory in the Annadel XC Junior Women's race as Marcus Segedin and Ben Spur took 2nd and 3rd in the Junior Men's field.

Sarah Ogden
Sarah Ogden leads the charge.

Ben Spurr, Marcus Segedin
Ben Spurr leads teammate Marcus Segedin as they make their way through the field.

Next up, the Junior XC World Championships in Austria Sept. 7-8. Stay tuned for more exciting news!

Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Three Whole Athlete-Specialized Juniors to Race 2012 World Championships in Austria

Kate Courtney, Lucas Newcomb and Casey Williams will be heading to Leogang, Austria next month to represent the US at the 2012 Mountain Bike World Championships

Courtney comes off a big win at the Windham World Cup, aiming for a high finish in Austria. Newcomb and Williams also showed their class in Windham, taking 5th and 10th respectively. All three riders go into the World Championships with strong 2012 seasons, European experience, and solid World Cup results. 

Kate Courtney
Kate Courtney in action at the Nove Mesto (CZE) World Cup.

Lucas Newcomb
Lucas Newcomb negotiates the rock garden at the Mont Sainte Anne (CAN) World Cup.

casey williams
Casey Williams tames the rocks at the Pietermaritzburg (RSA) World Cup.

Stay tuned for more exciting team news!