Round three of the UCI Track World Cup will open on Friday, January 19 at the Carson velodrome in Los Angeles, California. Canada's best track cyclists will be represented. For the Los Angeles world cup the national team athletes attending are British Colombia's Gina Grain (points race, scratch race), Travis Smith, Long Beach, CA (sprint, keirin, team sprint), Alberta's Cameron Mackinnon (sprint, team sprint), Alberta's Ryan McKenzie (Madison, scratch race), Quebec's Yannick Morin (team sprint), Quebec's Martin Gilbert (Madison, points race).
"With the technical work that my coach Richard Wooles and I have accomplished on the track, and the numbers that we have seen on my SRM, my expectations for the points race in LA are high," said Gina Grain of Victoria, BC, 2006 silver world championship scratch race medallist and 2006 national champion in the points and scratch race.
"The training has been going phenomenal and my form is coming into the best that I have seen all year."
Among other Canadians racing, Canada's Julia Bradley will have the opportunity to represent Team R.A.C.E. to the international track cycling circuit for the first time in 2007.