Pro UET: Juarez, Mata top final standings


Pro UET: Juarez, Mata top final standings

Melissa Liebling competing in 12 Hours of Snowmass. (Photo by
Melissa Liebling competing in 12 Hours of Snowmass. (Photo by
The riders of the USA Cycling Pro Mountain Bike Ultra Endurance Tour (Pro UET) on Saturday contested the 12 Hours of Snowmass in Snowmass, Colo., to close the calendar. At the conclusion of the five-race calendar, David "Tinker" Juarez (Whittier, Calif./Cannondale Factory) and Monique "Pua" Mata (Anaheim, Calif./Team Sho-Air Specialized) topped the men's and women's standings, respectively.

Juarez won the pro men's race in Colorado, posting three wins in the three races he contested to bring his season total to 180 points and top the final Pro UET men's standings. Eric Bostrom (Westlake Village, Calif./Team Sho-Air-Specialized) overtook Brendon Davids (RSA/Team Sho-Air-Specialized) in the standings after placing second on Saturday, adding 40 points to his total and finishing 27 points behind Juarez. Davids, tumbled from the top spot in the previous standings into third place, 40 points behind Juarez. Kip Biese (Colorado Springs, Colo.) finished the season in fourth place with 66 points, while Ryan Clark (Laguna Hills, Calif./Surf City Cycles-CAS) rounds out the top five with 55 points.

In the Pro UET women's standings, Mata, who won the first four races of the season, had clinched the top spot with 240 points and did not compete in Colorado. Jessica Cerra (Encinitas, Calif./Cal Coast Bikes) finished in second place with 70 points. The winner of Saturday's race, Sari Anderson (Carbondale, Colo./Honey Stinger Trek), collected 60 points and sits in third place. Also with 60 points, but sitting in fourth place (due to better single-race finishes) is Tonya Bray (Altadena, Calif./ Four women each have 40 points, including Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho/Kenda-Felt), Sarah Jansen (Randho Santa Margarity, Calif.), Leanne Miller (Boulder, Colo.), who finished second in Colorado, and Andrea Wilson (Cordova, Tenn./Mid South Velo).

Full results from the 12 Hours of Snowmass.


USA Cycling Pro UET Standings:

1. David "Tinker" Juarez (Whittier, Calif./Cannondale Factory) — 180
2. Eric Bostrom (Westlake Village, Calif./ Team Sho-Air/Specialized) — 153
3. Brendon Davids (RSA/ Team Sho-Air/Specialized) — 140
4. Kip Biese (Colorado Springs, Colo.) — 66
5. Ryan Clark (Laguna Hills, Calif./Surf City Cycles/CAS) — 55

1. Monique 'Pua' Mata (Anaheim, Calif./ Team Sho-Air/Specialized) — 240
2. Jessica Cerra (Encinitas, Calif./Cal Coast Bikes) — 70
3. Sari Anderson (Carbondale, Colo./Honey Stinger Trek) — 60
4. Tonya Bray (Altadena, Calif./ — 60
5. Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho/Kenda-Felt) — 40
5. Sarah Jansen (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.) — 40
5. Leanne Miller (Boulder, Colo.) — 40
5. Andrea Wilson (Cordova, Tenn./Mid South Velo) — 40


For complete standings, visit the Pro UET's official webpage at

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