Sunday, August 11, 2013

World Cup Win!!

Kate Courtney wins the Junior Women's World Cup in Mont Sainte Anne, Canada, Lucas Newcomb takes 2nd in the Junior Men's race!

Kate Courtney
Courtney celebrates her biggest win of 2013 and second career Junior World Cup victory.

Lucas Newcomb
Newcomb earns his best World Cup finish yet.

Joining Courtney and Newcomb, teammate Sean Bennett in his first-ever World Cup rode in the top-10 throughout most of the race. An untimely flat on the last lap dropped him back to 15th, but a solid ride nonetheless. 

Lucas Newcomb, Sean Bennett
Newcomb (national champ) and Bennett (left),
along with USA teammates Landen Beckner and Neilsen Powless await the start.

Kate Courtney
Courtney is now the #1 ranked Junior Woman in the world.

Next up for the Whole Athlete/Specialized Juniors: Courtney, Newcomb, and Bennett are off to Pietermaritzburg, South Africa in just two weeks for the grand finale of the season, the World Championships.

Stay tuned for more exciting news!

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