The Whole News

silas blunk, sean bennett

 

05/20/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized Juniors earn three high school state titles and eight podium places at the NICA California State Championships.

Check out all the race photos and details on the team blog here >


leo pershall

 

05/20/12

Leo Pershall wins the 12 Hours of Weaverville in the Sport Class. A long time whole athlete, Leo has worked hard to hit his goal in this target event.

 


tom rosencrantz

 

05/19/12

Tom Rosencrantz, Whole Athlete multisport coach, earns the bronze medal at the ITU Off-road Triathlon World Championships.

 


georgia gould, la bresse, world cup

 

05/12/12

Georgia Gould (Luna) hits the podium at the Nove Mesto (CZE) World Cup, taking one step closer to Olympic selection.


kate courtney, la bresse, world cup

 

05/12/12

Kate Courtney (Whole Athlete-Specialized) earns an impressive 10th place in her first-ever international competition at the Nove Mesto (CZE) World Cup in the Junior Women's field.


casey williams

 

05/06/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized Riders were once again on top of podiums in every race entered this weekend with eight wins and twelve podium finishes. From NorCal to SoCal High School League racing, to Pro XC at the Idyllwild Spring Challenge, the team is flying high this Spring.

Check out all the race photos and details on the team blog here >


gregg marioni

 

05/06/12

Greg Marioni (Cal Giant Masters) wins the Turlock Masters 35+ Cat 4 Road Race.


georgia gould, sea otter, cross country

 

04/21/12

Georgia Gould (Luna) wins the coveted Women's Pro Sea Otter Classic cross country race.


Sean Bennett, Ben Spurr, norcal high school, whole athlete

 

04/22/12

The Whole Athlete-Specialized Team earns five wins and nine podium placings at the 2012 Sea Otter Classic.

Highlights include 1-2 finishes by Sean Bennett and Silas Blunk in the Junior 15-16 race, as well as by Kate Courtney and Josie Nordrum in the Junior Women 15-18 event.

Check out all the race photos and details on the team blog here >


chris jackson, sea otter, cross country

 

04/21/12

Chris Jackson (Universal Cycles) wins the Sea Otter Cat 1 19-24 cross country race for the second consecutive year.


Sean Bennett, Ben Spurr, norcal high school, whole athlete

 

04/15/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized juniors grace the podiums once again at the NorCal High School League Race #4 in Boggs, CA with undefeated Sean Bennett (El Cerrito) and Silas Blunk (Independent) going 1-2 in Junior Varisty, and Kate Courtney (Branson High) and Josie Nordrum (Redwood High) 1-2 in Varsity girls as well. Sarah Ogden won her third consecutive Junior Varsity race. Eight podium places underscores the juniors' weekend results.

More photos and details on the team blog here >


casey williams, whole athlete, us cup

 

04/15/12

Casey Williams (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the SoCal High School Varsity race #4, his third win of the Spring.


zach valdez, whole athlete, us cup

 

04/01/12

Zach Valdez (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the Pro US Cup Sycamore Canyon race, marking his second professional victory of the year.


jacob albrecht, norcal high school, whole athlete

 

04/01/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized juniors take victories in every race entered in the NorCal High School League Race #3 in Monterey, CA. Jacob Albrecht (Santa Cruz Composite) won the Varsity race, while Sean Bennett (El Cerrito), Marcus Segedin (Redwood High) and Silas Blunk (Independent) swept the top-3 places in Junior Varisty. On the women's side, Josie Nordrum (Redwood High) and Kate Courtney (Branson High) went 1-2, with Mackinzie Stanley (Drake High) taking 4th in Varisty Girls, as Sarah Ogden won her second consecutive Junior Varsity race.

More photos and details on the team blog here >


tony smith, whole athlete, keyesville classic

 

04/01/12

Tony Smith (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the Pro Keyesville Classic cross country race, his first victory as a professional.


casey williams, whole athlete, us cup

 

04/01/12

Casey Williams (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the Junior US Cup Sycamore Canyon race, his second win of the season thus far.


mike pinsker, bonelli park, mountain bike, cross country race

 

03/12/12

Mike Pinsker wins the Bonelli Park XTC Cat 2 cross country race in dominant fashion..


zach valdez

 

03/12/12

Zach Valdez earns his best result to date with an impressive 3rd place in the ProXCT short track race at Bonelli Park amid a national-class pro field.

Shane Skelton set the stage for the team's success on day two of racing by winning the Cat 1 combined race earlier in the day.

The team earned a total of seven wins and 11 podium appearances over the weekend. More details and photos >


Lucas Newcomb, shane skelton, casey williams, mountain bike

 

03/11/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized 15/16 Juniors sweep the top-four cross country podium spots at the Bonelli Park ProXCT with Sean Bennett, Marcus Segedin, Ben Spurr, and Silas Blunk.

Kate Courtney went two for two, winning her second Junior XCT Women's event in two weeks, while Shane Skelton took a strong 2nd place in a national-class XC Junior 17/18 field.

 


Lucas Newcomb, shane skelton, casey williams, mountain bike

 

03/04/12

Joseph Ison and Naveen Molloy (BriteSport) go 1st and 3rd in the Cat 3 CCCX Circuit Race.


Lucas Newcomb, shane skelton, casey williams, mountain bike

 

03/04/12

The Mellow Johnny's Classic in Dripping Springs, Texas marks the first stop of the ProXCT national race series, and Whole Athlete-Specialized riders came ready to ride. Casey Williams, Lucas Newcomb and Shane Skelton swept the top three steps of the Junior 15-18 men's podium, while Kate Courtney won the Junior women's race.

More details and photos >


Silas Blunk, NorCal High School League, Whole Athlete-Specialized

 

02/26/12

Whole Athlete-Specialized riders make their mark on the opening NorCal High School race in Granite Bay, CA with ten podium finishes. Junior 15/16 riders swept the top four places in the JV field, with Sean Bennett, Ben Spurr, Marcus Segedin and Silas Blunk. Sarah Ogden took the Sophomore Girls win, while Josie Nordrum, Kate Courtney and Mackinzie Stanley earned 2nd, 3rd and 4th in Varsity Girls. Meanwhile in Varsity Boys, Jacob Albrecht took 2nd and Lucas Newcomb 4th.


shane skelton, casey williams, socal high school mountain bike league

 

02/26/12

Shane Skelton (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the SoCal High School League Race #1, while teammate Casey Williams rounds out the podium in 5th.


zach valdez, black mountain, pro, mountain bike, cross country

 

02/25/12

Zach Valdez (Whole Athlete-Specialized) wins the Black Mountain Pro Cross Country Race. Not a bad start for the first race of the season.


 

01/07/12

Cypress Gorry (Whole Athlete-Specialized) earns a spot on the podium at the US Cyclocross National Championships. After a softening front tire resulted in a bike change on the first lap, Cypress worked his way back through the field all the way to the front to finsh with an impressive third place.


 

12/19/11

The Whole Athlete-Specialized Cycling Team is named Mountain Bike Club of the Year for 2011 by USA Cycling. This prestigious award comes in only the team's third year in existance, and after qualifying riders to the World Championships each year running. In 2011 alone, the team earned more than 70 wins and seven National Titles! Read the full story here.


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