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Pan-Am Champs are Wells and Koerber

pan am champs wells koerber   Pan Am Champs are Wells and Koerber

The Pan American Mountain Bike Championships saw Todd Wells and Willow Koerber take the podium in each of their respective category. The race in Guatemala City was a continuation of their success in the season.

Over the weekend, Wells fought well and hard to get his victory over Ruben Valeriano of Brazil. Wells can attribute his great form from winning the men’s crosss-country race in Fontana. Valeriano settled for silver while Max Plaxton of Canado took the bronze after a race crash recovery earlier in the season.

Fresh from winning the short-track at the first Pro XCT race of the season in Fontana, two weeks ago, Koerber sped to victory at the Pan Am. Mary McConneloug came in at second place while Heather Irmiger finished third.

Other cyclists chose not to join the Pan Am due to the first World Cup at Dalby Forest in UK. They were Cathering Pendrel, George Kabush, Marie-Helene…

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Guatemala Will Host Pan Am MTB Championships

guatemala will host pan am mtb championships   Guatemala Will Host Pan Am MTB Championships

The upcoming Pan American Mountain Bike Championships will be held in Guatemala on April 7 to 11, 2010. 12 countries are already confirmed to be attending the event, which will be the first time that a Central American country will be hosting the Pan Am Championships.

This rare chance to host a world-class cycling event in Guatemala comes in light of the rising popularity of mountain biking in the country. Representatives say that the Guatemalan Cycling Federation has “worked very hard to get the Pan Am games” as well as provide a world-class venue befitting the event.

The Pan American Mountain Bike Championships offers a great opportunity for countries looking to amass valuable UCI points that are critical in improving national as well as individual rankings. These rankings will help decide the number of athletes that each competing country will be allowed to send to London to compete in…

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