American riders won thirteen medals two gold, five silver and six bronze at the 2006 UCI Masters Mountain Bike World Championships at Sun Peaks Resort in British Columbia August 30-Sept. 3.
Tracy Oswell (Acton, Calif.) captured a world title in the mens 45-49 downhill competition and Fred Joehnck (Santa Barbara, Calif.) won the mens 55+ category to give the United States its two rainbow jerseys.
Silver medalists included Patrick Michael in the mens 40-44 cross country event, Susan Butler (Portland, Ore.) in the womens 30-39 cross country race, John Fisher (Oakhurst, Calif.) in the mens 40-44 downhill event, Michael Jennings (San Diego, Calif.) in the mens 50-54 downhill competition and Michael Sabin (Sandpoint, Idaho) in the mens 55+ event.
Riders who claimed bronze medals were Henry Kramer (Menlo Park, Calif.) in the mens 50-54 cross country race, Stan Ford (Temecula, Calif.) in the mens 60+ cross country event, Jane Finsterwald (Snowmass Village, Colo.) in the womens 40+ cross country race, Scott Smith (West Haven, Conn.) in the mens 50-54 downhill event, Julie Olsen (Silverthorn, Colo.) in the womens 35+ downhill race and Gene Hamilton (Fruita, Colo.) in the mens 40-44 downhill competition.
For complete results from MTB Master's World Championships, click here.