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Athletes

Athletes

TEAM ELEVATE-KHS

The Elevate-KHS Pro Cycling Team has had a stand-out 2018 season thus far, ranked No.1 in the PRT/USA Cycling Standings as of June. With 42 wins and 72 podiums, the team is excited to be returning to the Tour of Utah and Colorado Classic for a second year in a row. The team has bolstered their strength in climbing with mountain specialists Jordan Cheyne, Eder Frayre and James Piccoli, 2018 Tour de Beauce winner, leading the team.

Carpe Diem Racing

Carpe Diem Racing Team consists of Robert Marion, Philicia Marion, and Jen Malik. Robert is an 11 year pro with several Regional Championship victories in mountain biking and Elite Cyclocross podium finishes. Jen is the current Collegiate National Cyclocross Champion and has competed in several world cup races. Philicia is coming up on her second Elite Cyclocross season and plans to break into the top 10 this year in the domestic scene.

Syd Schulz

Syd Schulz is a writer and professional mountain biker racing for Jamis Bikes. She follows enduro races all over the US and the world, while living out of a van. She shares her adventures and struggles on her blog, as well as the the YouTube channel she runs with her husband, Macky. You can also find her on Instagram.

Macky Franklin

Macky Franklin is a professional mountain biker for Jamis Bikes, specializing in enduro. After seven years of racing cross country at the elite level, he decided going downhill was more fun and switched to enduro racing, where he has had success as a top-level US racer for the past four years. He shares his adventures and racing advice on Instagram and the Youtube Channel he runs with his wife, Syd.

Sean Leader

Sean Leader is a professional mountain bike athlete, trail builder, and photographer. He spends his time on the bike, in the woods, and shooting photos to tell the story. He resides in beautiful East Tennessee on his 50-acre offroad manor, digging dirt jumps, and riding motos. Over the past decade he has raced in nearly every off-road discipline; XC, Ultra Endurance, Cyclocross, Enduro, and Downhill.

Amy Beisel

Amy Beisel is from Colorado Springs, Colorado. She is current Marathon National Champion and former fat bike World Champion. She grew up chasing her big brother who inspired her to get involved in cycling. Amy got her professional license in 2012. She is currently racing for Orange Seal Off-Road team - sponsored by Orange Seal Sealant, Trek, Voler and Kenda Tires.