This year, the youth categories at Iceman totaled over 100 riders and saw some incredibly fast times. As the youth categories continue to grow, we continue to see riders from outside the state of Michigan coming to add to the competition level. We saw riders from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio, Indiana, Colorado, Iowa and North Carolina. The competition was close with top 5 male riders separated by less than 3 minutes and all 5 females finishing in the top 100 of all female finishers. We awarded $4,200 this year to the top five male and top five female rides ages 18 and under.
We are proud to be involved with Iceman and help continue to grow the youth segment while supporting young riders continued education beyond cycling. Below is a list of this years scholarship winners.
|1st||Ksenia Lepikhina||Boulder, CO||BMC MTB Development Team||2:18:21|
|2nd||Keely Jackson||Hayward, WI||VERTIGRIS VILLAGE||2:21:03|
|3rd||Kyra Jackson||Hayward, WI||VERTIGRIS VILLAGE||2:21:29|
|4th||Danielle Mullis||Rochester Hills, MI||2:33:19|
|5th||Victory Harris||Holland, MI||2:36:05|
Unfortunately, due to some unforeseen issues, we do not have a photo of the mens podium.
|1st||Luke Beemer||Brownsburg, IN||Team World Bicycle Relief||1:59:47|
|2nd||Joe Lautzenheiser||North Lawrence, OH||2:20:26|
|3rd||Greg Shultz||Oxford, MI||RBS Cycling||2:00:28|
|4th||Kurt Vogt||Macomb, MI||RBS Cycling||2:01:20|
|5th||Caleb Ohland||Schoolcraft, MI||Breakaway Bicycles||2:02:07|