Sean McClendon (Ventura, Calif.) made the trip across the country to win the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Gravity Calendar’s third event, the Massanutten Yee-Ha! in Virginia. McClendon only finished less than a second ahead of 16-year old Neko Mulally (Redding, Pa./Specialized) in the downhill event. Allegra Burch (Patterson, N.Y./Velo Bella) came out on top of the pro women’s race at Massanutten Resort. Click here for complete results from all of Saturday’s races at the Yee-Ha!
With the third of eight events on the 2009 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Gravity Calendar complete, Keene and Holden currently lead the standings. The 2009 USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Gravity Calendar standings are as follows:
1. Curtis Keene (Freemont, Calif.) 75
2. Luck Strobel ￼(Renton, Wash./Maxxis) 60
3. Ryan Condrashoff (Colorado Springs, Colo./X-Fusion-Intense) 50
4. Andrew Mitchell (CAN) 40
5. Dan Atherton (GBR) 30
5. Sean McClendon (Ventura, Calif.) 30
5. Joey Schusler (Boulder, Colo./Yeti-Fox Shox) 30
1. Katie Holden (Kirkland, Wash.) 75
2. Kathy Pruitt (Santa Cruz, Calif./Jamis) 60
3. Katrina Strand (CAN) 50
4. Darian Harvey (Durango, Colo.) 45
5. Abagail Hippely (Aptos, Calif.) 40
The next event on the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Gravity Calendar and the Pro Gravity Tour (Pro GRT) will be the Chile Challenge in Angel Fire, N.M., May 23-25.