USA Cycling changes 2016 ‘cross worlds roster

The U.S. team adds four discretionary picks after riders withdraw from worlds team.

USA Cycling updated its 2016 cyclocross world championships roster Friday, adding Anthony Clark, Jeremy Durrin, Yannick Eckmann, and Laurel Rathbun. This comes after Jamey Driscoll, Ryan Trebon, Emma White, and Jonathan Page all declined invitations to compete in the championships in Heusden-Zolder, Belgium, January 30-31.

Elite men
Anthony Clark (Squid Bikes)
Jeremy Durrin (Neon Velo)
Yannick Eckmann (Maxxis-Shimano)
Stephen Hyde (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld) *
Allen Krughoff (Noosa Pro Cyclocross)
Travis Livermon (Mock Orange CX)
Jeremy Powers (Aspire Racing) *

Elite women
Elle Anderson (SRAM-Strava)
Crystal Anthony (Boulder Cycle Sport-YogaGlo)*
Kaitie Antonneau (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld) *
Katie Compton (Trek Factory Racing)*
Amanda Miller (Boulder Cycle Sport-YogaGlo)*
Meredith Miller (Noosa Pro Cyclocross)*

U23 men
Andrew Dillman (Cyclocross Network Racing)*
Grant Ellwood (Boulder Cycle Sport-YogaGlo)
Tobin Ortenblad (California Giant Cycling)*
Logan Owen (Cal Giant-Specialized) *
Scott Smith (JAM Fund)
Curtis White (Cannondale-Cyclocrossworld)*

U23 women
Allison Arensman (Twenty16 Pro Cycling)
Hanna Arensman (Twenty16 Pro Cycling)
Ellen Noble (JAM Fund) *
Laurel Rathbun (Raleigh-Clement)
Emma Swartz (Trek Cyclocross Collective)
Sofia Gomez Villafane (Summit-Competitive Cyclist)

Junior men
Cameron Beard (Cyclocrossworld)*
Eric Brunner (Boulder Junior Cycling)
Gage Hecht (Alpha Bicycle Co.-Vista Subaru) *
Michael Owens (
Spencer Petrov (Cyclocross Network Racing)*
Denzel Stephenson (Boulder Junior Cycling)

*Automatic bid