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ELITE NATS: PHOTOS BY VELO IMAGES


Posting Samson’s photos earlier totally reminded me that Jack had sent me some cool shots from Brian Hodes aka Velo Images. Anyone who’s seen Brian’s work knows that he takes some of the best racing photos and his captures from Elite Nats are completely amazing.

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ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH…  AGAIN! 

Remember the photo finish I posted on Friday where Giddeon Massie edged past Matt Baranoski in the 1/8 finals of the Match Sprints?

Well Massie did it again on Saturday night, this time beating Baranoski for the Keirin final by the width of a tire.  Amazing racing out there and congrats to all the Elite Nats riders!

Photo taken by Pat Benson.
ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH…  AGAIN! 

Remember the photo finish I posted on Friday where Giddeon Massie edged past Matt Baranoski in the 1/8 finals of the Match Sprints?

Well Massie did it again on Saturday night, this time beating Baranoski for the Keirin final by the width of a tire.  Amazing racing out there and congrats to all the Elite Nats riders!

Photo taken by Pat Benson.

ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH… AGAIN!


Remember the photo finish I posted on Friday where Giddeon Massie edged past Matt Baranoski in the 1/8 finals of the Match Sprints?

Well Massie did it again on Saturday night, this time beating Baranoski for the Keirin final by the width of a tire. Amazing racing out there and congrats to all the Elite Nats riders!

Photo taken by Pat Benson.
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ELITE NATS: FRIDAY NIGHT HIGHLIGHTS


The atmosphere was super fun and the racing was awesome at Elite Nationals last night. Big upsets in the men’s Sprint Tourney as Giddeon Massie beat top-seeded Kevin Mansker in the semi-finals and then Michael Blatchford beat Massie for the Gold final. Dana Feiss defended her National Title in the women’s Keirin while Jennie Reed, Dotsie Bausch and Sarah Hammer destroyed the Home Depot Center Velodrome record in the women’s Team Pursuit. Check out more photos by Beaver Beavs.

See a full recap HERE and full results HERE. Stoked for more racing tonight!
ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH 

Giddeon Massie (#44) beat Matt Baranoski (#54) to the line in the 1/8 round of Sprints this morning.  Massie will be moving on to the quarter finals while Baranoski still has a chance to make it back into the tournament if he wins in the Repechage round.

Finals will be contested this evening.
ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH 

Giddeon Massie (#44) beat Matt Baranoski (#54) to the line in the 1/8 round of Sprints this morning.  Massie will be moving on to the quarter finals while Baranoski still has a chance to make it back into the tournament if he wins in the Repechage round.

Finals will be contested this evening.

ELITE NATS: PHOTO FINISH


Giddeon Massie (#44) beat Matt Baranoski (#54) to the line in the 1/8 round of Sprints this morning. Massie will be moving on to the quarter finals while Baranoski still has a chance to make it back into the tournament if he wins in the Repechage round.

Finals will be contested this evening.
A month after Elite Nationals and Pat Benson’s photos are still trickling through.  I love this shot of 17-year old Matthew Baranoski getting the better of Giddeon Massie and Jimmy Watkins in a truly amazing Keirin final.

See more of Pat Benson’s Elite Nats action shots on Flickr.
A month after Elite Nationals and Pat Benson’s photos are still trickling through.  I love this shot of 17-year old Matthew Baranoski getting the better of Giddeon Massie and Jimmy Watkins in a truly amazing Keirin final.

See more of Pat Benson’s Elite Nats action shots on Flickr.

A month after Elite Nationals and Pat Benson’s photos are still trickling through. I love this shot of 17-year old Matthew Baranoski getting the better of Giddeon Massie and Jimmy Watkins in a truly amazing Keirin final.

See more of Pat Benson’s Elite Nats action shots on Flickr.

Six Day Q&A With Giddeon Massie

Zesdaagse Amsterdam  2010

VeloNation recently interviewed American sprinter Giddeon Massie at the Amsterdam Six Day last week. Check it out!

[Photo taken by Robbie]

Elite Nats — Men’s Keirin Photos

Had so much fun watching the Elite National Championship races yesterday at the Los Angeles Event Center Velodrome in the Home Depot Center (formerly known as ADT)!!! The Points Races were awesome and the Women’s Sprints were great but probably the most excitement came from watching the Men’s Keirin Races.

Beaver Beavs was taking some photos…

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Giddeon Massie trying to defend his National Champion title.

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Sprinters strapping in.

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Jack Lindquist came in 12th overall.

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A nasty crash sent two guys sliding down the front stretch towards Pat Benson.

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Justin Williams came in 11th overall.

Seventeen-year old Matt Baranoski — who won the Bronze medal earlier this year in the Keirin at Junior World Championships — is our new National Champion in the Keirin. Here’s a short interview from USA Cycling:



See full results from yesterday here. Elite Nats continues with Team Sprints and Madisons today at noon! If you can’t make it to the track, watch it on Ustream.

Congrats To Our National Champs

…so far!




Giddeon Massie (pictured above, photo by Stefan) defended his National Sprint Champion title yesterday. See a recap of Friday’s events on USA Cycling. After three days of competition, 12 National Champion titles have been awarded. Here are the winners so far:

Men’s Sprint » Giddeon Massie (Cypress, CA)

Women’s Keirin » Dana Feiss (Telford, PA)

Men’s Individual Pursuit » Adam Leibovitz (Indianapolis, IN)

Women’s Individual Pursuit » Kimberly Geist (Emmaus, PA)

Men’s Scratch Race » James Carney (Tucson, AZ)

Women’s Scratch Race » Jennie Reed (Kirkland, WA)

Men’s Team Pursuit » Brent Kay (Temecula, CA), Austin Carroll (Orange, CA), Roman Kilun (Berkeley, CA), Cody O’Reilly (Santa Barbara, CA), Daniel Harm (Southworth, WA)

Women’s Team Pursuit » Hanan Alves-Hyde (Oakland, CA), Ruth Winder (Lafayette, CA), Cari Higgins (Boulder, CO)

Men’s Kilo TT » Giddeon Massie (Cypress, CA)

Women’s 500m TT » Elizabeth Carlson (Jim Thorpe, PA)

Men’s Omnium » Bobby Lea (Mertztown, PA)

Women’s Omnium » Sarah Hammer (Temecula, CA)

Full results can be found here.

There are still two more days of racing (and 8 more National titles) left for the Elite National Championships. Racing starts at 3pm today and at noon tomorrow. If you can’t make it down to LA Velodrome, be sure to tune in on Ustream.

Check out the schedule of events here.
Great shot of Bike Religion and U.S. Team rider Giddeon Massie at last year’s American Velodrome Challenge.

Badass photography skillz courtesy of Velodramatic.
Great shot of Bike Religion and U.S. Team rider Giddeon Massie at last year’s American Velodrome Challenge.

Badass photography skillz courtesy of Velodramatic.

Great shot of Bike Religion and U.S. Team rider Giddeon Massie at last year’s American Velodrome Challenge.

Badass photography skillz courtesy of Velodramatic.


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