Wading River, NY - April 14, 2015 - Long Island Hurricanes Youth Development Mountain Biking Team rode their first race this spring and start the season with a roar in Long Islands most prestigious mountain bike race, The Brands Muddy Tire.
The Long Island Hurricanes youth mountain bike program, head quartered in Long Beach, NY is in its inaugural year and is off to a great start. The program is dedicated to provide competitive mountain biking programs for students in Nassau & Suffolk Counties. Through its parent organization. NY High School Cycling League and affiliated with NICA (National Interscholastic Cycling Association); along with the cooperation of local race organizers, our partners, and our sponsors, we are able to provide a high quality mountain bike racing experience. Regardless of ability level, the New York League is committed to providing a positive experience for all student-athletes. The Team is sponsored by Brands, Whitehot Digital, Action Optx, Long Beach Fitness and Start Heart CPR.
The Muddy Tire Mountain Bike Race hosts some of the Best Mountain Bikers in the area with riders competing from all over the USA and is held on a 13 mile course that include varied terrain with steep challenging climbs, fast and rocky descents, tight single-track and fast double track for an exciting race at Schiff Scout Reservation; A 400 acre camp located in the Long Island Pine Barrens in Wading River. It is run by Competitive Events Group, one of Long Islands most prolific race promoters and is sponsored by Brand Cycle & Fitness in Wantagh.
Long Island Hurricane Riders ranging in age from 10 to 16 years old along with their rider coaches and some of the parents put in a great ride. Our Results showed
LI Hurricanes MTB Team Rock the Brands Muddy Tire Race on 4/11
1st Place Chris Trimble Men 15-18
1st Place Christian Symons Men under 15
2nd Place Stephen Verderame Men under 15
3rd Place Scott Zelenetz Men 50+
GREAT RIDES by Bryan Symons, Thomas Gernon,
Barry Lasow, Steve and Deb Verderame
and all the hurricanes.
Thanks to our Supporters and sponsors Brands Cycle, Whitehot Digital, Action Optx and Long Beach Fitness.