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Marian College to Host USA Cycling Track Cycling Junior Camp - 5/7/2008

Marian College will host the USA Cycling track cycling camp for junior cyclists on July 6-12, 2008. One of several regional development camps for younger riders organized by USA Cycling, the track cycling camp will take place at the Major Taylor Velodrome near the Marian College campus.

Attendees will spend six days:

  • Practicing track cycling skills
  • Learning nutrition
  • Studying bike mechanics
  • Training
  • Participating in standardized field testing

Top athletes will be invited to attend the National Talent Identification Camps at the Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado, on October 9-13, 2008.

Marian College head cycling coach Dean Peterson will coach the cycling camp, along with Curtis Tolson, a multi-national cycling champion. Peterson is an internationally known competitive cyclist who races for the Indianapolis-based Zipp factory team and is owner of the coaching consulting firm DAPGEAR.

The registration fee is $700 and includes housing and food as well as a custom jersey. Spots are limited; interested cyclists can visit the USA Cycling web site to find out how to register.

For more information, contact Dean Peterson at 317.955.6340 or dpeterson@marian.edu.