Monday, March 11, 2013

Courtney & Newcomb to Continental Champs; Skelton, Albrecht, and Andersen Victorious in NorCal and SoCal Races

Whole Athlete/Specialized juniors Kate Courtney and Lucas Newcomb were recently honored by their selection to represent the US at the 2013 Pan Am Continental Mountain Bike Championships in Tucuman, Argentina, from April 3-7. The Continental Championships will see riders from across the Americas - from North, Central, and South - competing for the Pam American title.

Kate Courtney
Kate Courtney.

Lucas Newcomb
Lucas Newcomb. 
Meanwhile, in the fast and furious NICA high school leagues, Shane Skelton went two-for-two with another convincing Varsity win in SoCal, while Jacob Albrecht followed suit with his second consecutive win in NorCal Varsity South.

Shane Skelton
Shane Skelton tops the SoCal Varsity podium.

Lucas Newcomb
Jacob Albrecht on top of the NorCal Varsity South podium. 

Steffen Andersen also took the win in NorCal Junior Varsity South, while Tyler O'Neal was second in the Sophomore Division. In NorCal Varsity North, Lucas Newcomb and Ben Spurr matched their strong finishes from the last race with 2nd and 4th.

Steffen Andersen
Steffen Andersen prepares for his 2013 season.
Ben Spurr
Lucas Newcomb and Ben Spur on the NorCal Varsity North podium once again. 

Next stop for the Whole Athlete/Specialized Team is the Bonelli Park ProXCT in San Dimas, CA on March 16-17. Stay tuned for more exciting news!

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