USA Cycling Names 2022 National Team

June 6, 2022

USA Cycling’s largest National Team to date includes 98 of America’s best athletes across BMX, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike, Road, and Track.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo./ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – The USA Cycling National Team exists to recognize and support cyclists who represent the United States of America at the highest level of the sport. It is a group of top Junior, U23, and elite athletes who strive for international results across several cycling disciplines: BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Mountain Bike Downhill, Road, Track Endurance, and Track Sprint.

Jim Miller, Chief of Sport Performance, is looking forward to supporting this group as they pursue excellence in 2022 and beyond. Miller said, “These athletes will have year-round access to the tools and resources they need to train and compete at their best on the global stage, and win medals for Team USA. Our Sports Performance coaching staff has created a culture to help them win. Our emphasis is on supporting the whole athlete, both physically and emotionally. We look forward to welcoming these riders and building out the team in the years to come.”

The USA Cycling National Team athletes are invited to the team based on discipline-specific criteria, including their performances at prominent international and domestic events in 2021. The team is made up of 49 women and 49 men, 16 current and former World Champions, and 25 Olympians that collectively hold six Olympic medals. Notable athletes include Olympic Champion Jennifer Valente, and current World Champions Hannah Roberts, Christopher Blevins, and Kaia Schmid.

Brendan Quirk, USA Cycling’s President and CEO, has his commitment to this team. He said, “Serving our National Team riders is a top priority for USA Cycling. We have ambitious goals for World Championship podiums, and we’re aiming for 7-10 Olympic medals at Paris 2024 and 12-15 Olympic medals at Los Angeles 2028. The way we’ll get there is through supporting our USA Cycling National Team both on and off the bike.”

Meet the 2022 USA Cycling National Team:

BMX Freestyle

Women

Perris Benegas (Reno, Nev.; Haro BMX)

Angie Marino (Buffalo, NY; Cult Crew)

Hannah Roberts (Buchanan, Mich.; Hyper BMX)

Chelsea Wolfe (Lake Park, Fla.: GT Bicycles)

Men

Nick Bruce (Youngstown, Ohio; DK Bicycles)

Justin Dowell (Virginia Beach, VA; Hyper BMX)

Daniel Sandoval (Corona, Calif.; Free Agent Bikes)

BMX Racing

Women

Caitlyn Farmer (Atlanta, Ga.; Black Widow/Insane Vein)

Payton Ridenour (Pottstown; Penn.; Mongoose Bicycles)

Felicia Stancil (Lake Villa, Ill.; Factory SSquared/Answer)

Daley Vaughn (Tucson, Ariz.; DK Bicycles)

Alise Willoughby (Saint Cloud, Minn.; Team Toyota/ GW Bicycles)

Men

Nolan Cardwell (Belmont, NC; Rival Racing)

Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev.; Chase Bicycles/ Monster Energy)

Kamren Larsen (Bakersfield, Calif.; Haro Bikes)

Drew Polk (Avon, Ind.; Factory LSG)

Corben Sharrah (Tucson, Ariz.; Daylight Cycle Co.)

Cameron Wood (Phoenix Ariz.; Mongoose/USA BMX Foundation)

Cyclocross

Women

Mia Aseltine (Littleton, Colo.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com Devo)

Keira Bond (Louisville, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

Katie Close (Park City, Utah; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Chloe Fraser (Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

Clara Honsinger (Portland, Ore.; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Madigan Munro (Boulder, Colo.; Trek Factory Racing)

Raylyn Nuss (Lawrence, Kan.; Steve Tilford Foundation Racing)

Katherine Sarkisov (North Potomac, Md.; CX Hairs Devo/ Trek Bikes)

Elsa Westenfelder (Missoula, Mont.; Team Stampede/ Five Valley Velo)

Men

Andrew August (Pittsford, NY; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com Devo)

Eric Brunner (Boulder, Colo.; Blue-Stages Racing)

Daniel English (San Ramon, Calif.; Voler/Easton/HRS/Rock Lobster)

Scott Funston (Maple Valley, Wash.; Blue-Stages Racing)

Marcis Shelton (Mill Valley, Calif.)

Jack Spranger (Sammamish, Wash.; Bear National Team)

Andrew Strohmeyer (Mount Airy, Md.; CX Hairs Devo/ Trek Bikes)

Curtis White (Delanson, NY; Cannondale p/b Cyclocrossworld.com)

Magnus White (Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

Mountain Bike Cross-Country

Women

Lauren Aggeler (Durango, Colo.; Bear National Team)

Mia Aseltine (Littleton, Colo.; WE Development)

Haley Batten (Park City, Utah; Specialized Factory Racing)

Savilia Blunk (Inverness, Calif.; Orange Seal Off-Road Team)

Bailey Cioppa (Durango, Colo.; Bear Development Team)

Kate Courtney (Kentfield, Calif.; SCOTT-SRAM Factory Racing)

Lea Davison (Jericho, Vt.; Allied/SRAM)

Gwendalyn Gibson (Ramona, Calif.; Norco Bicycles)

Erin Huck (Estes Park, Colo.; SCOTT-Stages)

Ruth Holcomb (Durango, Colo.; Bear National Team)

Makena Kellerman (Escondido, Colo.; Bear National Team)

Hayden McJunkin (Truckee, Calif.; Bear National Team)

Madigan Munro (Boulder, Colo.; Trek Factory Racing)

Haley Randel (Mill Valley, Calif., Bear National Team)

Kelsey Urban (Kentfield, Calif.; Team 31: Outride)

Men

Riley Amos (Durango, Colo.; Trek Factory Racing)

Christopher Blevins (Durango, Colo.; Specialized Factory Racing)

Robbie Day (Evergreen, Colo.; Bear National Team)

Brayden Johnson (Jordan, Utah; Bear National Team)

Cayden Parker (Hot Springs, Ark.; Bear National Team)

Bjorn Riley (Boulder, Colo.; Team Trek VAUDE)

Jack Spranger (Sammamish, Wash.; Bear National Team)

Keegan Swenson (Park City Utah; Santa Cruz Bicycles)

Mountain Bike Downhill

Women

Emma Artz (Kirkland, Wash.; NW Gravity Collective)

Ella Erickson (Hayden, Idaho; NW Gravity Collective)

Caitlyn Farmer (Atlanta, Ga.; Black Widow/Insane Vein)

Abby Hogie (Heidelberg, Germany; Beyond Racing)

Anna Newkirk (Riehen, Switzerland; Beyond Racing)

Men

Austin Dooley (Yucaipa, Calif.; Commencal USA)

Andrew Driscoll (Bow, NH; Defiant Racing)

Christopher Grice (Brevard, NC; Specialized Factory Racing)

Charlie Harrison (Trabuco Canyon, Calif.; Trek Factory Racing)

Dean Lindsey (Pleasanton, Calif.: Evolve Racing)

Dakotah Norton (Oliver Springs, Tenn.; Intense Factory Racing)

Dante Silva (Chula Vista, Calif.; Canyon Cllctv Pirelli)

Road

Women

Olivia Cummins (Fort Collins, Colo.; LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized)

Chloé Dygert (Brownsburg, Ind.; CANYON//SRAM Racing)

Kristen Faulkner (Homer, Alaska; Team BikeExchange-Jayco)

Coryn Labecki (Tustin, Calif.; Team Jumbo-Visma)

Makayla MacPherson (Corona, Calif.; LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized)

Amber Neben (Irvine, Calif.; Cogeas Mettler Look Pro Cycling)

Chloe Patrick (Carson, Calif.; Serious Cycling/ New England Devo)

Kaia Schmid (Marblehead, Mass.; Human Powered Health)

Lauren Stephens (Dallas; EF Education-TIBCO-Silicon Valley Bank)

Leah Thomas (Santa Clara, Calif.; Trek-Segafredo)

Men

Lawson Craddock (Houston; Team BikeExchange-Jayco)

Christian Deschamps (Cypress, Tex.; Hot Tubes Cycling)

Alex Gustin (San Diego; LUX/Sideshow p/b Specialized)

Matteo Jorgenson (Boise, Idaho; Movistar Team)

Cole Kessler (Newbury Park, Calif.; Israel – Premier Tech)

Sepp Kuss (Durango, Colo.; Team Jumbo-Visma)

Luke Lamperti (Sebastopol, Calif.; Trinity Racing)

Brandon McNulty (Phoenix; UAE Team Emirates)

Neilson Powless (Roseville, Calif.; EF Education-EasyPost)

Matthew Riccitello (Tucson, Ariz.; Hagens Berman Axeon)

Joseph Rosskopf (Decatur, Ga.; Human Powered Health)

Magnus Sheffield (Pittsford, NY; Ineos Grenadiers)

Artem Schmidt (Cumming, Ga.; Hot Tubes Development Cycling)

Colby Simmons (Durango, Colo.; Jumbo-Visma Development Team)

Quinn Simmons (Durango, Colo.; Trek-Segafredo)

Kevin Vermaerke (Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif.; Team DSM)

Sean Quinn (Sherman Oaks, Calif.; EF Education-EasyPost)

Track Endurance

Women

Chloé Dygert (Brownsburg, Ind.; CANYON//SRAM Racing)

Megan Jastrab (Apple Valley, Calif.; Team DSM)

Kaia Schmid (Marblehead, Mass.; Human Powered Health)

Jennifer Valente (San Diego; TWENTY24 Pro Cycling)

Lily Williams (Tallahassee, Fla.; Human Powered Health)

Men

Gavin Hoover (Manhattan Beach, Calif.; L39ion of Los Angeles)

Track Sprint

Women

Maddie Godby (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

Mandy Marquardt (Allentown, Pa.; Team Novo Nordisk)

Learn more about each discipline: BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike, Road, Track.

All athletes are selected by specific criteria for their disciplines: BMX Freestyle, BMX Racing, Cyclocross, Mountain Bike Cross-Country, Mountain Bike Downhill , Road – Elite, Road – U23 & Juniors, Track – Endurance, Track – Sprint.

Visit USACycling.org for more information on the athletes, events and membership programs, and follow @USACycling across all channels for the latest on Team USA.

For more information, contact Angelina Palermo at apalermo@usacycling.org,

ABOUT USA CYCLING (usacycling.org)

USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, and BMX. USA Cycling’s mission is to champion accessibility, participation, and excellence in the sport of cycling to make more Americans healthier, happier, and better on two wheels while achieving sustained international racing success. USA Cycling supports cyclists at all levels, from those just beginning in the sport and participating in fun rides to international caliber racers. The organization identifies, develops, and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competition through the support of kids’ and interscholastic programs, amateur bike racing and grassroots development programs, and the provision of critical infrastructure to run organized racing. USA Cycling has a membership of 100,000, annual sanctions over 2,500 events, and is a proud member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).

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