Brian Behling has this press release posted on his NATC/MotoTrial blog: AMA/NATC Announces US TdN Team Members
The U.S. men’s team is composed of riders Keith Wineland from Fountain, Colo., Bryan Roper from Glendale, Ariz., Karl Davis Jr. from Ormond Beach, Fla., and Eric Storz from Ventura, Calif., with Andrew Oldar from Aguanga, Calif., as an alternate.
For the U.S. women’s team, the competitors are Louise Forsley from Bernardston, Mass., Sarah Duke from Colorado Springs, Colo., and Caroline Allen from Norton, Mass., along with alternate Rachel Hassler from Albuquerque, N.M.
Shan Moore’s post of the same press release on the Trials and Enduro News blog has a photo of the team members by by Rebecca DuVAl when they were here at the TTC this past week.
The Nov. issue of Trials and Enduro News reports that Louise Forsley has signed with Sherco USA for 2011 and will compete in the AMA/NATC championship series. Louise was the Women’s National Trials Champion from 2006-09. She took the year off in 2010.
Louise also made the announcement on her Facebook Wall.
I looked more closely at the photo album for the 2005 Family Youth Camp/Youth Nationals/Women’s Open and noticed a few more up-and-coming stars.
L to R: Ron Commo, Will Ibsen (2), David Mizell.
You’ll see their names at the top levels of the NATC year-end results for 2009. Likewise, these 2009 nationally-ranked riders were there that week (alas, no 2005 photos): Karl Davis Jr., Chase Harker, Louise Forsley.
So register now (online or otherwise) for this summer’s Family Youth Camp, Youth Nationals, and Women’s Open!
The U.S. Trial des Nations men’s team of Cody Webb, Will Ibsen, Keith Wineland and Pat Smage finished 5th this past weekend in Darfo Boario Terme, Italy. This is the best finish ever for a U.S. team since we joined the ‘A’ class in 2006.
The women’s team of Caroline Allen and Sarah Duke finished 8th. Louise Forsley was unable to compete for reasons that are not yet clear.
Kip Webb has posted US-related updates to the US TdN message thread in the Trials Central forum.
The FIM site has the complete international story: Spain make it six FIM world team titles in a row.
World Championship Group
1: Spain 25
2: Great Britain 90
3: Italy 159
4: France 203
5: USA 330
International Trophy Group
1: Germany 48
2: Czech Republic 48
3: Norway 66
4: Finland 69
5: Sweden 77
6: Australia 94
7: Ireland 110
8: Belgium 113
9: Switzerland 145
10: Poland 162
11: Portugal 252
12: Austria 277
13: Canada 318
14: Luxembourg 333
15: Latvia 399