BMX JR Dev. Series winners join 18 others at USAC Development Camp

BMX Junior Development Series winners join 18 others at USA Cycling’s Junior Development Program Camp #3

Colorado Springs, Colo./Chula Vista, Calif. (April 2, 2010)  - USA Cycling, the national governing body for the sport of cycling in the United States, in conjunction with the American Bicycle Association (ABA), is excited to announce the winners of the third round of the 2010 USA Cycling BMX Junior Development Series. Following six months of harsh competition Nick Koehler (Tustin, Calif.) and Shayona Glynn (Norco, Calif.) earned top honors in the series, garnering a free invitation to this month’s USA Cycling Junior Development Program camp at the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, California. 

The series’ first round began on Sept. 18, 2009 and concluded on Feb. 21, 2010 with top ranked junior development women and men competing in eight USA Cycling branded events at ABA sanctioned BMX tracks and ABA National Series events across the country. After a fierce competition for the points lead, Koehler and Glynn pulled out narrow victories in the 15-16 junior age division that is stacked with talent. Tyler Whitfield (Machesney Park, Illinois) came in a close second on the men’s side as did Dani George (Palmdale, Calif.) for the women.

2010 USA Cycling Junior Development Series Round # 3 Men’s Points Leaders

# Last Name First Name Points
1 Koehler Nicholas 114
2 Whitfield Tyler 105
3 Miranda  Jordan 101
4 Byndloss Maliek 93
5 Tritz Dan 91
6 Cherepko Damian 91
7 Smith Jeremy 88
8 Day Jesse 88

 

# Last Name First Name Points
1 Glynn Shay 95
2 George Dani 90
3 Stacy Shelby 87
4 Sansone Kaylin 87

 

Koehler and Glynn will join 11 other boys and seven additional girls who will participate in USA Cycling’s third Junior Development Program Camp, April 5-11. Utilizing the country’s only Supercross BMX track, the camp will take place on the campus of the United States Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
See the complete roster of camp participants:

  Last Name First Name Age Hometown
1 Stacy Shelby 16 Bakersfield, CA
2 Glynn Shay 15 Norco, CA
3 George Dani 16 Palmdale, CA
4 Milligan * Brandi 16 Newhall, CA
5 Henderson ** Alaina 18 Ruby, NY
6 Johnson ** Victoria 17 Phoenix, AZ
7 Dyar * Carly 16 Gilbert, AZ
8 Sansone Kaylin 16 Brighton, IL
9 Padilla * Nathan 16 Lakewood, CA
10 Day Jesse 16 Simi Valley, CA
11 Koehler Nicholas 16 Tustin, CA
12 Hiatt * Austin (AJ) 16 Fresno, CA
13 Miranda  Jordan 16 Bakersfield, CA
14 Whitfield Tyler 15 Machesney Park, IL
15 Paulson * Blake 16 Folsom, CA
16 Kelley * Cody 15 Riverton, UT
17 Byndloss Maliek 15 Cape CoraL, FL
18 Cherepko Damian 16 McKeesport, PA
19 Smith Jeremy 16 Dayton, OH
20 Tritz Dan 16 Grayslake, IL

 

For more information regarding race format, qualifications and series dates, click here and for more information on USA Cycling’s BMX Development Programs, visit the organization’s BMX page at http://www.usacycling.org/bmx/.

About USA Cycling   
Recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling is the official governing body for all disciplines of competitive cycling in the United States, including road, track, mountain bike, BMX and cyclo-cross. As a membership-based organization, USA Cycling comprises 66,500+ licensees; 2,200 clubs and teams; and 34 local associations. The national governing body sanctions 2,650 competitive and non-competitive events throughout the U.S. each year and is responsible for the identification, development, and support of American cyclists. To learn more about USA Cycling, visit www.usacycling.org.

About the American Bicycle Association
ABA (American Bicycle Association), formed in 1977 and headquartered in Chandler, Arizona is “The Sanctioning Body of BMX”©.  The ABA organizes BMX racing for boys, girls and adults, nationwide and in Canada. With 60,000 active members, 274 racing facilities and a 27 event-national race schedule; ABA is the largest promoter of action sports. For additional press information about ABA, the sport of BMX, ABA events or Professional racers, call Shannon Gillette at (480) 961-1903. To find races in your area or view the national event schedule, visit www.ababmx.com.



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