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Bucher, Stoltz wins XTERRA South Central Championship

bucher stoltz wins xterra south central championship 225x300   Bucher, Stoltz wins XTERRA South Central Championship(Cameron Park) – Waco, Texas, 23rd May 2010 – The inaugural XTERRA South Central Championship pro titles went to 36 year old Conrad Stoltz from Stellenbosch, South Africa and to 32 year old from Lucerne, Switzeland, Renata Bucher. Despite the blazing hot sun, the two proved to be worthy athletes.

Stoltz proved that he could ride like a Rodeo rider by expertly negotiating the twisty-turn tree lined bike course with ease. No one on the XTERRA Planet expected that Stoltz could “Cowboy Up”. He walked the finish line at 2:02:21 wearing a cowboy hat. He was more than three minutes ahead of second placer, Josiah Midduagh of Vail, Colorado.

Stoltz clocked the 15 mile bike course at 1:05:26, about two minutes faster than Middaugh. “I had fresh legs today and just killing it on the bike. I love this course, and when I came off the bike and someone said I…

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Stoltz and Vanlandingham are XTERRA West Champions

stoltz and vanlandingham are xterra west champions 1 233x300   Stoltz and Vanlandingham are XTERRA West ChampionsThe XTERRA West Championship off-road triathlon proclaimed Conrad Stoltz and Shonny Vanlandingham victors at the Loews Lake Las Vegas Resort, Hendersonm Nevada.

Stoltz retells how difficult the Vegas course was, with its steep uphills and downhills that could have easily daunted any athlete. “I rode as hard as I could today on this very rough and rocky and slippery desert surface.”

Stoltz took away the gold from Josiah Middaugh with a time of 2:06:47. The 39 second gap between the two was for the stop Middaugh had to make to fix a flat tire on his bike. Middaugh also recently recovered from an injury. “It felt really good out there and I think it’s safe to say that I’m back,” said Middaugh.

Rounding up the podium at third place was Brian Smith, who mirrored his performance this year with his results at the 2008 West Championship.

Seth Wealing took the fourth place and Nico…

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