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Cycling BC Announces Team Selection for 2019 Road, MTB XCO, and BMX Nationals

The targeted athletes selected to represent BC at the 2019 Canadian Junior/Elite/Para Road Championships in Beauce, Quebec from June 28 to July 1, 2019, are:


Sarah Van Dam [Victoria]
Elle Bush [Langley]
Elizabeth Gin [Surrey]
Lilly Ujfalusi [New Westminster]
Annabella Stoll-Dansereau [Vancouver]
Riley Pickrell [Victoria]
Sean Richardson [Vancouver]
Evan McBeath [Vancouver]

The Canadian Road Championships bring together the nation’s fastest riders to vie for the coveted maple leaf jersey and the title of national champion. The eight athletes from BC will be supported on the project by Cycling BC coaches and staff including Houshang Amiri, Brandon Archer, and Erin Waugh.

The athletes that will represent Cycling BC at the 2019 Canadian XCO Mountain Bike Championships on July 20, 2019 in Oro Station, Ontario are,


Eva Leikermoser [Comox]
Marin Lowe [Garibaldi Highlands]
Cody Scott [North Vancouver]
Kieran Nilsen [Comox]
Lief Rodgers [Port Moody]
Erik Ashton [Comox]

Staff supporting the team at the MTB XCO Championships are Joel Harwood and Tara Mowat.

For the Canadian BMX Championships on July 6, 2019 in Etobicoke, ON, the Cycling BC team will consist of the following riders.


Teigan Pascual [Squamish]
Violet Cejalvo [Langley]
Keira Murphy [Nanaimo]
Summer MacMullen [Maple Ridge]
Alex Grecht [Parksville]
Mitchel Landry [Nanaimo]
Aiden Grecht [Parksville]
Caleb Dobie [Maple Ridge]
Ryan Tougas [Pitt Meadows]

Cycling BC BMX coaches, Mischa Partridge and Adam Muys, will be supporting the team at the national championships. The athletes have been working hard at training at camps throughout the season in preparation for nationals. “The development team had a great session working on the technical track,” said Mischa Partridge, BMX Coach for Cycling BC after a team’s training session in Abbotsford. “The targeted athletes got some practice in on the Supercross hill before heading out to the national championships next week.”

Cycling BC delivers High Performance and Development programs that provide targeted BC athletes with support to develop to their fullest potential, including opportunities to train and achieve success at national competitions. Thank you to our corporate partners, members, and all the individuals that support cycling in BC.

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Links to Team Selection Criteria can be found on the High Performance Training Camps & Projects webpage