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USA Cycling Delays Championship Host Announcement Over Transgender Bills

USA Cycling has delayed its announcement of the host site for its 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship after learning the host state’s legislature passed an anti-transgender bill that bars transgender youth from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. The governing body did not reveal which state had been scheduled to host, […]

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USA Cycling Partners with Nonprofit to Promote Youth Mountain Biking

USA Cycling has made a move to increase youth participation in mountain biking, reaching a deal with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to increase accessibility to cycling across the country. NICA is a nonprofit that develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for students. The agreement is expected to promote youth riding, advance cycling opportunities at the […]

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USA Cycling Announces New High School Championship

A new high school championship is among the highlights of the 2021 National Championships event calendar unveiled by USA Cycling. While releasing dates and locations of its premier events, the national governing body also noted that all dates and locations will be subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new […]

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Bouker Pool Named Chief Commercial Officer of USA Cycling

USA Cycling has hired its first chief commercial officer to oversee the national governing body’s marketing, membership and sponsorship. Bouker Pool will join USA Cycling in the newly created role after previous stops leading the business operations, commercial partnerships and marketing efforts for companies including USA Today, Competitor Group and Rodale Inc. “Bouker brings a […]

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USA Cycling and USA Triathlon Reach Membership Agreement

USA Cycling and USA Triathlon have announced a new partnership that will allow potential members access to both organizations in an effort to grow participation in each sport. The first-of-its-kind agreement will create a joint $99 membership, which marks a $31 savings versus purchasing the two memberships separately. Under terms of the agreement, the two Colorado Springs–based […]

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USA Cycling Promotes Two Event Staff Members

USA Cycling has announced changes to its event staff, promoting Tara McCarthy to national event director and Stuart Lamp to director of event services. “I have worked closely with both Tara and Stuart over the past several years,” said USA Cycling Chief of Racing and Events Chuck Hodge. “I have no doubt that they are the right people for their positions. […]

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Rob DeMartini Named President and CEO of USA Cycling

USA Cycling has named Rob DeMartini as president and chief executive officer of USA Cycling, effective February 2019. DeMartini comes to the national governing body after spending the last 12 years as president and CEO of New Balance Athletics Inc. He succeeds Derek Bouchard-Hall, who resigned last year to take over Swiss apparel company Assos. “Our entire board […]

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