USA Team Selected for MTB Worlds

Adam CraigWith Beijing Olympics a little over two months away, America’s top mountain bike athletes are getting set to throw down against the world’s best bikers at the Mountain Bike World Championships in Val di Sole, Italy on June 15th through 22nd. USA Cycling has announced the 37 remaining athletes that will represent the USA at the Mountain Bike World Championships. The U23 and junior riders that made the World Championship team had previously been announced.

Elite Men’s Cross Country
Adam Craig (Bend, OR)
Todd Wells (Durango, CO)
Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski (Boulder, CO)
Jeremiah Bishop (Harrisonburg, WV)
Michael Broderick (Chilmark, MA)
Sam Schultz (Colorado Springs, CO)

Elite Women’s Cross Country
Mary McConneloug (Chilmark, MA)
Georgia Gould (Ketchum, ID)
Willow Koerber (Asheville, NC)
Heather Irmiger (Boulder, CO)
Sue Haywood (Davis, WV)
Lea Davison (Jericho, VT)
Kelli Emmett (Colorado Springs, CO)

Elite Men’s Downhill
Kyle Strait (Riverside, CA)
J.D. Swanguen (San Diego, CA)
Duncan Riffle (Santa Barbara, CA)
Cole Bangert (Twin Lakes, CO)
Cody Warren (El Cajon, CA)
Kain Leonard (Gunnison, CO)
Lars Steinberg (Gunnison, CO)

Elite Women’s Downhill
Melissa Buhl (Chandler, AZ)
Kathy Pruitt (Lake Almanor, CA)

Elite Men’s 4-Cross
Brian Lopes (San Clemente, CA)
Ross Milan (Golden, CO)
Mike Haderer (Concord, CA)
Erik Nelson (Gilbert, AZ)
Blake Carney (Camarillo, CA)

Elite Women’s 4-Cross
Melissa Buhl (Chandler, AZ)
Neven Steinmetz (Boulder, CO)
Jessica Vogt (Boulder, CO)*

Junior Men’s Downhill
Kevin Aiello (Rancho Santa Margarita, CA)
Naish Ulmer (Park City, UT)
Joseph Schusler (Boulder, CO)
Taylor Borucki (Durango, CO)
Dustin Belcher (Carbondale, CO)
Graeme Pitts (Nevada City, CA)
Geoffrey Ulmer (Troy, NY)

* Declined nomination.


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