Sun Valley

Cross-Country Nats: JHK Ends Weekend with Win

Weekend Wrap-Up: JHK Wins Short-Track XC For a long while on Sunday it looked liked the national championships would play out in a virtual carbon copy of last year: Todd Wells would win both the cross-country and short-track XC while Georgia Gould and Katie Compton would dominate each contest. And it was exactly the same, […]

XC Mountain Bike Nationals: July 16 Round-up

2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships: July 16 Brief Results SINGLE SPEED Hometown rider Rebecca Rusch (Ketchum, Idaho/Specialized), competing for the first time in a singlespeed race, won by over nine minutes, traversing the 22.25-kilometer course in 1:31:43. In the men’s single-speed race, Cary Smith (Jackson, Wyo.) earned the gold medal with a […]

2011 MTB Nationals: July 16 XC Results

USA Cycling 2011 Mountain Bike XC Nationals in Sun Valley ID Results ELITE MEN’S XC RESULTS 1. Todd Wells , , at 1:44:38 2. Sam Schultz , , at 1:45:27 3. Adam Craig , , at 1:47:06 4. Jeremiah Bishop , , at 1:48:43 5. Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski , , at 1:49:03 6. Tad Elliott , […]

Ettinger, Behlen Earn U23 National XC Titles

Stephen Ettinger continued his strong 2011 under-23 campaign by winning the category at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships on Friday at Sun Valley Resort in Ketchum, Idaho. Ettinger (Cashmere, Wash./BMC Mountain Bike Development) secured his first U23 Stars-and-Stripes jersey by covering five laps of the 3.6-mile course in 1:29.16. After trailing U23 […]

XC Nationals Underway in Sun Valley

The first of four days of the 2011 USA Cycling Mountain Bike Cross-Country National Championships began at  the Sun Valley Resort in Ketchum, Idaho, on Thursday with all of the categories 2 and 3 races throughout the day. The first year in Sun Valley, the event warmed up on Thursday with non-national championship categories 2 […]

Stars-and-Stripes Jerseys Up for Grabs

Mountain bikers from more than 30 states will descend on Sun Valley Idaho this week in search of a coveted Stars-and-Stripes jersey at USA Cycling’s cross-country national championships. Along with the country’s top pros, some 900 of the nation’s top amateur XC, super D and short-track racers  will be competing from July 14-17. For the […]