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Katie Compton on Sunday began the 2013-14 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup season in fine fashion, placing second in the elite women's race in Valkenburg, Netherlands. Compton, who topped the elite women's world cup standings last season, was 1:35 behind Marianne Vos, who crossed the finish line in 37:56. Nikki Harris placed third.
The USA Cycling National Development Program may be winding down its events for the 2013 calendar year, but the seeds for a successful 2014 are sown daily throughout the year. The latest example of that is the final BMX Junior Development Camp of 2013 that recently wrapped at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista, Calif.
USA Cycling on Friday announced that Shelley Olds has withdrawn from the 2013 UCI Road World Championships to be held in Toscana, Italy, Sept. 22-29, due to an injury. Olds earned an automatic nomination due to her being eighth in the UCI individual ranking.
The road contingent of the USA Cycling National Development Program completed its season with a pair of groups competing in races in Europe. A group of juniors contested Keizer der Juniores in Belgium while a contingent of women's road racers competed in Premondiale Giro Toscana Int. Femminile-Memorial Michela Fanini in Italy.
The women's road contingent of the USA Cycling National Development Program (NDP) rode away from the <a href="http://www.tcfia.com" target="_blank">T</a>our Cycliste Féminin International de l'Ardèche, a six-stage, week-long stage race in France, with a single-stage Most Aggressive Rider jersey.
Twenty-nine riders to represent the U.S. at the 2013 UCI Road World Championships in Toscana, Italy, Sept. 22-29.
Over the last week, U.S. riders fared well in two important races in France.
The 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships concluded Sunday with the elite downhill and the cross-country eliminator races.
The 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships on Saturday staged the elite cross-country races and seeding runs for the elite downhill competition in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. On a day that saw the 2012 cross-country world champions defend their titles, the Americans' performance was topped by Lea Davison's top-10 result in the elite women's cross-country race.
In this YouTube video, junior rider Tim Aiken talks about racing and training in Europe with the USA Cycling National Development Program.
The United States on Friday secured its first medal at the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Richard Rude Jr. earned the top spot on the podium after besting the juniors men’s downhill field.
The 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships continued Thursday in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, with the juniors cross-country races and the seeding runs of the juniors downhill on a hot and dry day.
The United States contingent on Wednesday placed seventh in the cross-country team relay on the first day of competition at the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa.
Aug 27, 2013
The USA Cycling National Development Program provides its riders opportunities to compete in some of the most iconic races in the world. This week is no different as a group of U23 riders are competing in France at the Tour de l'Avenir.
A pair of juniors road contingents recently completed their block in Sittard, Netherlands, with the USA Cycling National Development Program.
The riders in the USA Cycling National Development Program nailed down a pair of podium appearances in the last week. One of the riders in the women's road contingent placed third in the Route de France while one of the U23 riders finished second at a prestigious one-day race in Germany.
USA Cycling announced the 35 riders that will represent the United States in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, at the 2013 UCI Mountain Bike World Championships from Aug. 26-Sept. 1, and the three riders competing for the U.S. at the 2013 UCI Four-Cross Mountain Bike World Championships, to be held Sept. 20-21, in Saalfelden Leogang, Austria.
Mara Abbott and Sean Gaian each won third place in the Athlete of the Month voting, the United States Olympic Committee announced Wednesday.
The road riders of the USA Cycling National Development Program nearly rode away with two jerseys last week. A U23 contingent performed very well in Belgium while a juniors men's squad supported its leader in his bid for a jersey.
USA Cycling on Wednesday announced the 14 athletes scheduled to represent the United States at the 2013 UCI Juniors Track World Championships at the Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome in Glasgow, Scotland, from Aug. 7-11.
Jul 30, 2013
The U23 men's road racers in the USA Cycling National Development Program resumed their schedule with a three-day, four-stage race in France. Riding against elite riders, one of the youngest riders in the contingent represented the United States very well.
The fifth round of the eight-round UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series was held July 25-28, in Vallnord, Andorra. In all, the Americans scored three top-10 results in the three different types of races – cross-country, cross-country eliminator and downhill.
The 2013 UCI BMX World Championships concluded Sunday with the supercross races at Vector Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. The Americans added three medals on Sunday to the four they earned on Saturday. In all, the Americans won four gold medals and three silver medals on Saturday and Sunday.
After a rest day on Friday, the 2013 UCI BMX World Championships resumed Saturday at the Vector Area in Auckland, New Zealand. The Americans capitalized on the training day and rode away with four medals, including a pair of world championships. Connor Fields and Felicia Stancil topped their respective podiums as they did in 2012. Sean Gaian and Alise Post earned silver medals in their respective categories.
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