Flashback Friday: Ned Overend Wins First USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championship

Ned Overend Wins First USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championship

Ned Overend

Ned Overend (Durango, Colo./Durango Wheel Club) and Amanda Miller (Colorado Springs, Colo./Boulder Cycle Sport/YogaGlo) claimed the first-ever USA Cycling Fat Bike National Championship titles on Saturday at Powder Mountain Resort in Eden, Utah.

Overend, a former mountain bike world champion, finished the 6.1 mile snow course in 1:09:40. Brad Bingham (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) and Travis Brown (Durango, Colo.) rounded out the men’s pro-open podium, finishing in 1:10:12 and 1:11:02, respectively.

Miller decidedly won the women’s pro-open category with over a minute and a half gap, finishing the three-lap course in 1:27:05. Rebecca Rusch (Ketchum, Idaho/Specialized) and Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho/Grand Targhee Resort) finished behind Miller in 1:28:37 and 1:32:52.

For full results, click here.

Women Pro/Open

1.  Amanda Miller (Colorado Springs, Colo.)  BoulderSports/YogaGlo  1:27:05
2.  Rebecca Rusch (Ketchum, Idaho)  Specialized  1:28:37
3.  Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho)  Grand Targhee Resort  1:32:52
996.  Kimberly Thomas (Belmont, Mich.)
999.  Emily Nordahl (Fargo, N.D.)  North Dakota State University


Men Pro/Open

1.  Ned Overend (Durango, Colo.)  Durango Wheel Club  1:09:40
2.  Brad Bingham (Steamboat Springs, Colo.)  1:10:12
3.  Travis Brown (Durango, Colo.)  1:11:02
4.  Mitchell Hoke (Boulder, Colo.)  Pro’s Closet  1:12:22
5.  Colby Pearce (Boulder, Colo.)  GS Panache  1:13:12


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