National XCO Series Mt Taylor

A great representation of Alpine Cycling Club members at Rounds 5 and 6 of the National XCO Series at Mt Taylor in Gippsland on the weekend. Scorching hot racing on Saturday was followed by freezing and rainy conditions on Sunday. Congratulations to Geoff Vietz on his first place in Masters 3 on both days and to Darin Lynch for his 3rd place on Saturday; Monica Hersburgh for her fabulous 1st place on Sunday and very stylish podium presence; Rebecca Feltrin for placing 2nd on Saturday and 3rd on Sunday in the Women’s Masters 4; Callum Grant for riding from almost last position after a mechanical to 12th place out of 40 riders on Saturday and then backing it up with a very strong 4th place on Sunday; Teagan Atherstone for her stylish start to racing on Saturday finished on the podium on both days in 5th place; awesome work to William Webb for making the step up to Under 17 and his brilliant sprint finish on Sunday and also to Sebastian Jayne racing in the Elites.