Angel Fire, N.M. (May 25, 2008) – A gravity veteran took home the USA Cycling 4X Pro National Championship in Angel Fire, N.M. on May 25. Melissa Buhl (Chandler, Ariz.) won the title for pro women.
Buhl earned the national championship over a strong field that included runner-up Neven Steinmetz (Boulder, Colo.) and third-place finisher Jessica Vogt (Boulder, Colo.).
To view complete results from the 2008 USA Cycling 4X Pro National Championships, click here
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2008 USA Cycling 4X Pro National Championships
Angel Fire, N.M.
May 25, 2008
For complete results from the 2008 USA Cycling 4X Pro National Championships, click here
1. Melissa Buhl (Chandler, Ariz.)
2. Neven Steinmetz (Boulder, Colo.)
3. Jessica Vogt (Boulder, Colo.)
4. Sondra Williamson (Morgan Hill, Calif.)
5. Jackie Baker (San Anselmo, Calif.)
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