Monthly Archives: JUNE 2011
Monday, June 27, 2011
This week Augusta, Georgia hosted the US Junior National Road Championships. Kim Geist Coaching athletes were able to show the hard work put in so far this season by coming out with good performances in large fields.
The week was highlighted by Bailey Semian taking a well-deserved 2nd place podium finish in the Junior Women 15-16 time trial, just four seconds off the first place.
Other finishes include:
Victoria Gates - Junior Women 13-14 (field of 28)
8th place - time trial
11th place - road race
14th place - criterium
Bailey Semian - junior women 15-16 (field of 29)
10th place - road race
20th place - criterium (results doesn't tell the story - attacking solo in the closing kilometer takes guts!)
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
NEWS FROM NORWAY
Hans Petter Engelstad qualified for the UCI World Cycling Tour UWCT Final (world master's road championships) this past weekend through a high placing in the Gran Fondo Eddy Merckx in Huy, Belgium. The world's are to be held in September in Stavelot, Belgium.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
KIM GEIST COACHING ATHLETE HIGHLIGHTED IN FITCHBURG LONGSJO CLASSIC PROMOTIONAL VIDEO
"It's not too often you meet two young people who you can genuinely say are the future of the sport. Victoria Gates and Anna Milton are both incredible young talents. They're dedicated, serious, intelligent, positive ambassadors for cycling. If you're looking for inspiration, look no further. Watch Anna and Victoria race in the 3/4 women's category at the 2011 Longsjo."
Click here to watch the video!
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
A BIG MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND IN SOMERVILLE
Kim Geist Coaching athletes had great showings this weekend at the Memorial Day weekend classic, the Tour of Somerville in Somerville, NJ.
Christine Fennessy sprinted to an outstanding 5th place finish in the women's pro race among a star-studded field. Read about it on CyclingNews.com.
Zach Semian, strength and conditioning athlete, finished in 2nd place in the men's junior race.