USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
Morning fog and the rising sun highlight a paracyclist as he warms up for the time trial, early on Thursday morning. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
US Paracycling National Championships, Time Trial
Alfredo de los Santos, an army veteran who lost his leg in Afganistan, won the H5 handcycling time trial. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
Leah Thomas of Bigla, tucked into her aero position, took third on the day. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
Chloe Dygert returned to nationals after missing last year due to injury, and took a strong second in the women’s time trial. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
On her way to winning her third consecutive national time trial championship, Amber Neben suffers in the final kilometer. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
George Simpson of Elevate KHS closed in on his one-minute man, taking third place in the time trial. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
Neilson Powless had the best time through the first two laps of the time trial course, but faded in the third to finish just behind Ian Garrison. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Time Trial
Hagens Berman’s U23 time trial champion, Ian Garrison, doubled up, taking the elite men’s time trial for good measure. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Fans line the outside of turn one on the criterium course, watching an early break on the very fast downhill turn. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Eventual race winner Travis McCabe in the peloton. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Elite Criterium
Riders make the final turn from Clinch Street onto Gay Street and the finishing straight, in front of the historic Tennessee Theatre. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Aevolo’s Gage Hecht took an early flier in the criterium, cheered on by the fans lining the course. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Flying down the finish line straight, the peloton heads out for the final two laps in the criterium. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Travis McCabe took the win in the criteirum, edging out former winner Eric Young and Miguel Bryon. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Coryn Rivera, who has won 72 national titles, including her many junior wins, and Tina Pic, who has won six criterium championships, line up for another start. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
A nice crowd came out to watch the women’s criterium in downtown Knoxville, lining the final straight from end to end. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Women’s Criterium
Rally UHC’s squad controlled the criterium throughout the race, setting up Emma White for the win. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Emma White wins the elite women’s criterium, and took the U23 title along with it. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Women’s Criterium
Emma White’s mother was there to congratulate her after her first elite criterium championship. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Criteriums
Friday night’s criterium champions, from left: Emma White in the women’s criterium; Ryan Pinney, Alfredo De Los Santos, and William Groulx in the paracycling relay; and Travis McCabe in the men’s criterium. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
Crossing the Gay Street Bridge, the women’s peloton heads out for nine laps on the road race course. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
The women’s road race benefitted from an early start, with cooler temperatures and morning light on the James White Parkway. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
WorldTour riders Katie Hall, Ruth Winder, Tayler Wiles, and Leah Thomas lead up the climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
Ruth Winder pulls away from her breakaway companions. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
Suffering on the final climb, Ruth Winder was able to hold off a strong chase group to take the solo win. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
Katie Hall led Coryn Rivera and the rest of the chasers up the final climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
With Coryn Rivera closing in on her and just one second back, Ruth Winder celebrates her national championship win. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Elite Women’s Road Race
The podium for the women’s road race, with Ruth Winder in the stars and stripes, Coryn Rivera in second, and Emma White taking third. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Robin Carpenter leads Jonny Brown and Gage Hecht up the Sherrod Road climb early in the race. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Alex Howes was in almost every break of the day. Here, he leads this early break with Rob Carpenter and Gage Hecht. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Near the top of the climb, Pro Continental riders Evan Huffman and Sean Quinn lead Alex Hoehn up the final pitch. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
With downtown Knoxville in the background, the peloton crossed the Tennessee River. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
The party people on the Sherrod Road climb cheer on the riders. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Former national champ Larry Warbasse tried to cool off during the road race, as temperatures in the 90s with high humidity made for a challenging race. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Neilson Powless led Stephen Bassett and Alex Howes on the backside of the course. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
WorldTour riders Larry Warbasse and Peter Stetina tried to catch the break with two laps to go. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
On the last time up Sherrod, the final threesome of Stephen Bassett, Neilson Powless, and Alex Howes tried to hold their small lead. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Alex Howes showed the pain on his face on the 15th and last time up the Sherrod Road climb. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
Alex Howes celebrated his national championship win in a race that had eluded him for years. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com
USPRO National Championships, Men’s Road Race
The final reward, a stars and stripes jersey for Howes, a surprise silver for local favorite Stephen Bassett, and bronze for Neilson Powless, his second podium of the weekend. Photo: Casey B. Gibson | www.cbgphoto.com