Colorado Springs, Colo. (Feb. 22, 2008)—USA Cycling announced athletes it will send to the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup event in Adelaide, Australia, April 12-13. The Adelaide Supercross is the second of five UCI BMX Supercross events in 2008 and will also serve as the 16th of 18 races that factor into the USA Cycling BMX rankings on the men’s side and the 14th of 16 for the women.
Three women were also selected for the squad – Arielle Martin (Pleasant Grove, Utah), Jill Kintner (Seattle, Wash.) and Amanda Geving (Largo, Fla.). As the top athlete in the USA Cycling Elite Women’s BMX Rankings, Martin received an automatic nomination, while Kintner and Geving were coaches’ selections.
2007 UCI BMX Supercross World Cup
U.S. Funded Female Team:
Arielle Martin (Pleasant Grove, Utah)
Jill Kintner (Seattle, Wash.)
Amanda Geving (Largo, Fla.)
About USA Cycling
Recognized by the U.S. Olympic Committee and the Union Cycliste Internationale, USA Cycling promotes American cycling through its 60,000 members and 2,500 annual events. USA Cycling associations include the BMX Association (BMX), National Off-Road Bicycle Association (mountain bike), U.S. Cycling Federation (road/track), the National Collegiate Cycling Association and the U.S. Professional Racing Organization (professional men’s road). For more information, visit www.usacycling.org or contact USA Cycling Director of Communications, Andy Lee at 719-866-4867.
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