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USA Cycling Names 2019 Cyclocross World Championships Team- Juniors and U23

(January 21, 2018) – USA Cycling announced today the athletes that will represent the United States in both the Junior and U23 Categories at the 2019 UCI Cyclocross World Championships taking place in Bogense, Denmark February 2-3, 2019.

Among the competitors are several 2018 National Champions, crowned at the USA Cycling National Championships in Louisville, Ky.: Clara Honsinger (Portland, OR - Team S&M Cyclocross), Spencer Petrov (McKinney, Tex.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com), Alex Morton (Saint Clair, Mich.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) and Katie Clouse (Hideout, Utah.; Alpha Bicycle Co / Groove Subaru), as well as three 2018 Pan American Champions: Hosinger, Magnus Sheffield (Pittsford, N.Y.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com) and Gage Hecht (Parker, Colo.; Alpha Bicycle Co / Groove Subaru).

“I am really excited about the level of talent and ability in these young riders that are representing USA Cycling at the 2019 UCI Cyclocross World Championships,” said Jesse Anthony, Cyclocross Manager for USA Cycling, “I believe their massive investments this season will produce big performances in Bogense, and I couldn't be more proud of these young riders for the commitment they've shown to this sport.”

The Team USA roster is as follows:

U23 Men:

Gage Hecht (Parker, Colo.; Alpha Bicycle Co / Groove Subaru)

Spencer Petrov (McKinney, Tex.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Brannan Fix (Fort Collins, Colo.; Alpha Bicycle Co / Groove Subaru)

Lance Haidet (San Luis Obispo, Calif.; Donnelly Pro Cyclocross)

Sam Noel (Shelburne, Vt..; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com )

Cooper Willsey (Hinesburg, Vt.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

 

U23 Women: 

Clara Honsinger (Portland, OR - Team S&M Cyclocross)  

Katie Clouse (Hideout, Utah; Alpha Bicycle Co / Groove Subaru)

Emma Swartz (Madison, Wisc.; Trek Cyclocross Collective)

Maddie Munro (Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

 

Junior Men:

Magnus Sheffield (Pittsford, N.Y.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Alex Morton (Saint Clair, Mich.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Nick Carter (Minneapolis, Minn.; KCCX Elite Cyclocross Team)

Andrew Strohmeyer (Mount Airy, Md.; CTS Cycling Team)

Jared Scott (Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

Lucas Stierwalt (Maineville, Ohio; Lionhearts Junior Racing)

The USA Cycling 2019 Cyclocross World Championships selection criteria is available here

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To cheer for Team USA at the 2018 World Championships, please follow @UCI_Cycling and @USACyclingLIVE on Twitter. For more about the 2018 UCI Cyclocross World Championships, please visit the event website at https://www.crossdenmark.dk/

Please contact Kelly Fox with questions at kfox@usacycling.org