Monday, May 26, 2014

Whole Athlete/Specialized Juniors Continue to Shine Worldwide

Neilson Powless
Powless rides to 6th place at the Nove Mesto World Cup.

Whole Athlete/Specialized Juniors continue to impress around the globe with top-10 World Cup finishes, a Canada Cup podium, and a state championship title this weekend.

Neilson Powless and Sean Bennett took on the largest and most competitive Junior field in the world at the Nove Mesto World Cup, coming away with outstanding 6th and 8th place finishes out of 130 riders! The Czech Republic race marks the first World Cup of the season for the dynamic Powless-Bennett duo, as they head into their second World Cup event in Albstadt, Germany next weekend.

Sean Bennett
Bennett leads the charge up the first hill.

Meanwhile, Kelsey Urban took her second podium in two weeks at the highly technical and competitive Canada Cups, this time with a strong 3rd place finish in Baie Saint Paul, Quebec. 

Kelsey Urban
Urban takes the drop with confidence.

And the intrepid Michael Mace has been simply unstoppable this season as he makes it five for five in U-15 Florida State Championship events, adding the Criterium Title to his Cyclocross, Road Race, Time Trial, and Cross Country Titles. 

Mike Mace
Mace with his fifth Florida State Title of 2014. 

Sean Bennett, Neilson Powless
Teammates, friends, and top-10 World Cup finishers!

Check out all the team's 2014 Top-10 results here.

Next up for Whole Athlete/Specialized:
5/30 Albstadt World Cup - Germany
6/21 ProXCT #4 - Missoula, MT
6/28 ProXCT #5 - Colorado Springs, CO
7/12 ProXCT#6 - Portage, WI
7/18 XC National Championships - Bear Creek, PA
7/26 ProXCT #7 - Catamount, VT 

Stay tuned for more exciting news!

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