Colorado Springs, Colo. (May 19, 2010) — The third event on the 2010 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Ultra-Endurance Calendar, Dirt, Sweat & Gears, took place on May 15 in Fayetteville, Tenn.
NOTE: USA Cycling has issued the following correction, which has been changed below:
Brandon Draugelis won the Dirt, Sweat and Gears pro men’s solo event over runner-up Josh Tostado.
Brandon Draugelis won the pro men’s event ahead of second-place finisher Josh Tostado. On the women’s side of competition, Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho) grabbed the win over runner-up Selene Yeager (Emmaus, Pa.).
With three of the five races in the USA Cycling Mountain Bike Ultra-Endurance Calendar complete, Evan Plews (Salem, Ore.) leads the elite men’s standings with 120 points compared to the 85 earned so far by his nearest threat, Brandon Draugelis (Bedford, Pa.). In the women’s standings, Rita Borelli (Tallahassee, Fla.) has 100 points and the lead over Selene Yeager (Emmaus, Pa.), who has amassed 80 points. The standings are as follows:
1. Evan Plews (Salem, Ore.)
2. Brandon Draugelis (Bedford, Pa.)
3. Ernest Marenchin (Stow, Ohio)
4. Michael Christopher (Gainesville, Fla.)
5. Scott Henry (Austin, Texas)
5. Sebastian Oritz
5. Josh Tostado (Breckenridge, Colo.)
1. Rita Borelli (Tallahassee, Fla.)
2. Selene Yeager (Emmaus, Pa.)
3. Andrea Wilson (Cordova, Tenn.)
4. Rebecca Rusch (Ketchum, Idaho)
5. Amanda Carey (Victor, Idaho)
For the complete USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Ultra-Endurance Calendar rankings after three events, please click here for the men’s rankings or here for the women’s.
The next stop on the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Ultra-Endurance Calendar will be the USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships, on the Fourth of July in Breckenridge, Colo.
About USA Cycling
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source: Keri S. Kahn
USA Cycling, Inc.