And another win for Tifosi! Jeff Huxhold placed 1st overall at the Burton Creek Trail 6k in Lake Tahoe last weekend. Congratulations, Jeff!
TIFOSI ATHLETES JOEL RAMÍREZ & TOÑO SANDOVAL HAVE ANOTHER EXCELLENT NATIONAL CUP RACE IN OAXACA!
On a beautiful 31°c / 88°f, Sunday, 24th of April, in Oaxaca, located in Southern Mexico,16 year old Tifosi athlete and SRAM Team Rider JOEL RAMÍREZ, from Los Cabos, B.C.S., wins his 2nd National Cup MTB XC, Category C, 17/18, Championship Series Race in 2016.
Joel won the 3 lap, 15km event by 53 seconds in front of the second place finisher, and holding the lead in his race from the start to the finish. Joel is now the leader of the 2016 Mexico National Cup MTB XC Category C Championship Series.
Joel’s SRAM teammate and Tifosi Athlete, TOÑO SANDOVAL, from Capilla de Guadalupe, Jalisco, won two National Cup MTB XC Category B 15/16 Championship Series Races in 2016, also had an EXCELLENT MTB XC Race in Oaxaca. Leading at the start of the race but falling shortly thereafter, Toño was never able to catch motivated winner Adair Prieto, finishing 2nd, 58 seconds behind him. He is now in 2nd place in the National Cup MTB XC Category B Championship Series, but only 10 points behind the leader Adair Prieto, with 3 National Cup Races remaining. It was a successful day for both SRAM team riders.
ISCorp claimed two of the top three spots, with Schneider’s sister Skylar finishing third behind Pepper Palace-Happy Tooth’s Sarah Fader in a bunch sprint in Anniston.
Career running PR’s:
Mile – 4:22
5k – 15:23
8k – 25:50
10k – 33:01
12k – 39:15
15k – 50:36
Half marathon – 1:11:57
Marathon – 2:28:19
2012 Big Blue Adventure Tahoe Trail Series Champion
2015 Spartan World Championships at Squaw Valley(14.5 miles) – 1st place overall Elite divison
2015/16 results: 15th overall/3rd age group at the Disneyworld Marathon, 1st overall at the OKC 15k, 13th overall/1st age group at the Dallas Rock n Roll half marathon, 2nd overall at the Ardmore 2 Arbuckle half marathon, 1st overall at the Big Blue Adventure trail 5k in Lake Tahoe, 1st overall at the Portola 10k, 1st overall at the Reno 5000 half marathon, 1st overall at the Emerald Bay trail 12k in Lake Tahoe, 52nd overall at the San Jose Rock n Roll half marathon with a time of 1:13:15, 1st overall at the Nevada Day 8k, 7th overall at the Sacramento Spartan sprint, 41st overall/4th age group at the Las Vegas Rock n Roll half marathon, 1st overall at the Santa dash 5k in Reno NV, 4th overall/1st age group at the Starwars half marathon in Disneyland, 38th overall/10th age group at the Skechers Performance LA Marathon.
On a very hot 98 degrees Sunday, February 21st, TIFOSI Athlete and SRAM Team Rider Joel Ramírez WON the technical 5.5km Hermosillo, Sonora National Cup Junior Category C, 17 / 18, MTB XC Race in DOMINATE FASHION, winning by 3 minutes and 21 seconds in front of the second place racer. His SRAM Teammate Toño Sandoval also DOMINATED the Junior Category B, 15 / 16, Hermosillo, Sonora National Cup Race winning his MTB XC race by 3 minutes and 17 seconds. It was an awesome day for the two SRAM Team Riders.
Sunday, January 31, in San Jose del Cabo, B.C.S., Mx, in a 30 kilometer time trail with 2427 feet of climbing, with all the top rider participating, 16 year old TIFOSI Athlete Joel Ramírez became the number ONE Category C, 17/18 year olds, in Los Cabos by soundly thrashing the second place finisher by 6:46 minutes!!! Joel was extremely pleased with his result!