Crowning the 2019 U.S. National Champions

Crowning the 2019 U.S. National Champions

Christopher Blevins

The town of Winter Park, Colorado, hosted the 2019 U.S. National Championships. The nation’s best were determined in the high-altitude racecourses in and around Trestle Bike Park. Chloe Woodruff and Jill Kintner were the biggest winners, claiming two crowns each. Other winners included Keegan Swenson, Mitch Ropelato, Richie Rude and Neko Mulally. Take a look at the top three in each major category below:

CROSS-COUNTRY—ELITE MEN

  1. Keegan Swenson: 1:50:26
  2. Howard Grotts: 1:50:55
  3. Russell Finsterwald: 1:52:08

Chloe Woodruff

CROSS-COUNTRY—ELITE WOMEN

  1. Chloe Woodruff: 1:47:01
  2. Evelyn Dong: 1:48:17
  3. Lea Davison: 1:48:58

DUAL SLALOM—ELITE MEN

  1. Mitch Ropelato
  2. Kyle Strait
  3. Tommy Zula

Mitch Ropelato

DUAL SLALOM—ELITE WOMEN

  1. Jill Kintner
  2. Kialani Hines
  3. Clare Hamilton

DOWNHILL—ELITE MEN

  1. Neko Mulally: 5:01.42
  2. Charlie Harrison: +2.95
  3. Dakotah Norton: +3.05

Elite Women Downhill

DOWNHILL—ELITE WOMEN

  1. Jill Kintner: 5:47.75
  2. Clare Hamilton: +4.57
  3. Kialani Hines: +14.74

ENDURO—ELITE MEN

  1. Richie Rude: 25:28.6
  2. Mitch Ropelato: 26:09.4
  3. Cody Kelley: 26:10.7

ENDURO—ELITE WOMEN

  1. Amy Morrison: 30:10.2
  2. Cindy Abbott: 30:27.1
  3. Lie Westermann: 30:34.1

Elite Men Downhill

SHORT TRACK—ELITE WOMEN

  1. Chloe Woodruff: 29:18:00
  2. Alexis Skarda: 29:30:00
  3. Rose Grant: 29:41:00

SHORT TRACK—ELITE MEN

  1. Christopher Blevins: 28:24:00
  2. Richard Cypress Gorry: 28:28:00
  3. Stephan Davoust: 28:29:00

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