Charlie Zamastil

The 2016 USA Cycling Collegiate Road National Championships Report

I cannot think of a single sporting event that is comparable to a one-day bicycle race. Many sports have their single, season defining event, win or go home—the Super Bowl, a game 7, the 100 meter final—but in football, you have one winner and one loser. 50% of the competitors win. In the 100 meter …

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2015 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championship Report

2015 USA Cycling Collegiate Mountain Bike National Championship Report  Midwestern State University is not traditionally a mountain biking school. Until three years ago, we had never had a single competitor at any national championship event that involved dirt. BMX—what’s that? Cyclocross–in the cold, with the mud? Fahgettaboutit. And MTB—where exactly do you think we’ll be …

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MSU Track National Championships Team Bronze Medal Report

MSU Cycling Team 3rd at D1 National Championships The 2015 USA Cycling Collegiate Track National Championships are officially concluded, and what a championship it was! I have been around collegiate cycling since 2008, and the level of competition is exponentially higher than ever. American cycling stars have frequently passed through the collegiate ranks before moving on …

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MSU CYCLING TEAM: For All Ages, Nationalities, and Ability Levels Because collegiate cycling in the United States is organized under the umbrella of USA Cycling (the U.S. affiliate of the UCI) and not under NCAA, full-time student-cyclists can race collegiately at Midwestern State University at any age or ability level.  Walk-on cyclists (even those just beginning the sport) are an important asset to …

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