Durango’s Howard Grotts named to Olympic mountain bike team; Carmen Small left out

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Durango’s Howard Grotts named to Olympic mountain bike team; Carmen Small left out

Women’s road team doesn’t feature Durango’s national champion
Howard Grotts has continued to prove himself as the best American mountain biker on the UCI World Cup tour in Europe and in the biggest races on home soil. His results helped him earn the lone men’s roster spot for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Durango’s Carmen Small won’t get a chance to represent her country at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games despite earning the “Stars and Stripes” jersey after winning the USA Cycling Road National Championships time trial in May.
After continually climbing the UCI points standings, Durango’s Howard Grotts is Olympic-bound for the first time in his career.
Durango’s Howard Grotts has consistently proven himself as the top-American mountain biker, and USA Cycling rewarded him as such Thursday by giving him the lone men’s mountain biking roster spot for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Howard Grotts burst onto the elite racing scene by winning the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships men’s cross country race in 2015 as a 22-year-old. By opting out of the U23 category and racing against the elites, he jolted into the national spotlight.

Durango’s Howard Grotts named to Olympic mountain bike team; Carmen Small left out

Howard Grotts has continued to prove himself as the best American mountain biker on the UCI World Cup tour in Europe and in the biggest races on home soil. His results helped him earn the lone men’s roster spot for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Durango’s Carmen Small won’t get a chance to represent her country at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games despite earning the “Stars and Stripes” jersey after winning the USA Cycling Road National Championships time trial in May.
After continually climbing the UCI points standings, Durango’s Howard Grotts is Olympic-bound for the first time in his career.
Durango’s Howard Grotts has consistently proven himself as the top-American mountain biker, and USA Cycling rewarded him as such Thursday by giving him the lone men’s mountain biking roster spot for the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Howard Grotts burst onto the elite racing scene by winning the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships men’s cross country race in 2015 as a 22-year-old. By opting out of the U23 category and racing against the elites, he jolted into the national spotlight.
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