New sport to debut for Wisconsin schools

  
  


Custer, Wis. (Aug. 7, 2013) -- The first-ever Wisconsin Interscholastic Mountain Bike Championships will be held at Cascade Mountain in Portage, Wis., Sept. 28, 2013.  This will be the inaugural event for WIN Cycling, a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing mountain clubs and teams in Wisconsin schools. The event is open to students 12-18 years old and will include both individual and team competition. Interested individuals should contact Kathy Mock at Kathy@wincycling.org for help with getting a club/team started at your school or perhaps joining a composite club/team that may be forming in your area.
 
Student may participate in this championship as a member of a school club or team, a composite club or team (one made up of students from several school within close proximity) or as an independent racer. Championships will be awarded to teams overall and individual divisions. Participants must register online at www.swiftentry.com/event/115.
 
The Cascade Challenge is a test event for WIN Cycling as it prepares to roll out a four-race interscholastic mountain bike race series in the fall of 2014. Sponsors include the Wisconsin Off Road Series (WORS), Trek Bicycle Corporation, and Mt. Borah. If you are interested in supporting this event by either a financial donation or volunteering to help run the event please email us or visit www.wincycling.org to sign up.

About WIN Cycling
WIN Cycling has been established to bring mountain biking to the schools of Wisconsin via a developmental pathway that includes the formation of clubs at the Junior High and High School levels, team creation within these clubs, and interscholastic competition between teams. The organization is committed to providing a safe and fun co-ed cycling experience for students of all abilities. The success of WIN Cycling’s efforts is dependent upon a range of fund raising activities, generous donors, and sponsors/advocates. Please become a part of this support. For more information visit, www.wincycling.org.

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