USA Cycling Names 2018 UCI Urban World Championships Team
(September 28, 2018) – USA Cycling announced today the 12 athletes that will represent the United States in Freestyle BMX at the 2018 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships taking place November 5-11, 2018 in Chengdu, China.
Among the competitors is 2017 World Champion, Hannah Roberts for the women and Nick Bruce who is currently ranked first in the UCI standings on the men’s side.
“The USA Freestyle riders are excited to contend in the 2018 World Championships. All our riders will be ready to contest for those prestigious UCI medals and have a good start to the qualifying period for the 2020 Olympic Games,” said Jamie Staff, BMX & Sprint Track Performance Director.
The Team USA roster is as follows:
Hannah Roberts* (Buchanan, Mich.)
Angie Marino* (San Diego, Calif.)
Nina Buitrago (Austin, Tex.)
Cory Coffey (Detroit, Mich.)
Perris Benegas (Reno, Nev.)
Jesse Gregory (Huntington Beach, Calif.)
Nick Bruce* (Cleveland, Ohio)
Dennis Enarson* (San Diego, Calif.)
Justin Dowell (Virginia Beach, Va.)
Daniel Sandoval (Corona, Calif.)
Brian Fox (Wilmington, Del.)
Jeremy Malotte (Lake Havasu City, Ariz.)
Automatic qualifiers are noted with an asterisk (*).
The USA Cycling 2018 Urban Cycling World Championships selection criteria for the Frestyle BMX World Championships is available here.
To cheer for Team USA at the 2018 World Championships, please follow @UCI_Cycling and @USACyclingLIVE on Twitter. For more about the 2018 UCI Urban Cycling World Championships, please visit the event website at http://www.urbanworlds.cn/en/.
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