Entering its eighth season, the 2016 Whole Athlete/Specialized Team was presented at the Whole Athlete Performance Center in Northern California this week. Seven riders from five states across the US came together for a team training camp filled with epic riding, functional strength testing, yoga, sponsor education, and much more. The camp concludes this weekend with the Bonelli ProXCT, the first national-level race of the year.
The 2016 Team: Christopher Blevins (Junior 18), Anders Johnson (Junior 18), Carson Beckett (U23), Kelsey Urban (Junior 18), Quinn Simmons (Junior 15), Jason Rowton (Junior 17), Cypress Gorry (U23).
The 2016 roster includes U23 Cross Country National Champion Cypress Gorry, Junior 17/18 National Champion Christopher Blevins, 2015 World Championship Team members Carson Beckett, Kelsey Urban, and Anders Johnson (recently crowned Fat Bike National Champ), and joined by new members Jason Rowton and Quinn Simmons.
The team's accomplishments over the past seven seasons include 17 Junior and U23 National Titles, 21 athletes named to US World Championship Teams, and 14 top-10 World Cup & World Championship finishes.
The season starts in full swing this weekend with the first round of the 2016 ProXCT at Bonelli Park.
Upcoming Team Events:
03/12/16 Bonelli Park ProXCT
04/02/16 Fontana ProXCT (Junior UCI)
04/09/16 Bonelli Park ProXCT (Junior UCI)
Stay tuned for more exciting news...