The Colavita/Sutter Home Cycling Team has announced its men's and women's team line-ups for the Sea Otter Classic, which starts on April 17 in Monterey, California. Jack Seehafer, sports director of the Colavita/Sutter Home Women's Cycling Team, announced that five-time US National Champion Tina Pic will lead the squad, which will include Australian Tiffany Cromwell and Iona Wynter Parks of Jamaica, fresh from their victories at the 2008 Garrett Lemire Memorial Grand Prix.
"I'm thrilled to be back racing with my team-mates," said Pic. "We've got a combination of speed, strength, and savvy that can't be beat."
Alejandro and Anibal Borrajo, Sebastian Haedo, Luis Amaran, Gustavo Artacho and Kyle Wamsley will represent the Colavita/Sutter Home Men's Cycling Team at Sea Otter. "This team has put a man on the podium at nearly every NRC event this season," said sports director Sebastian Alexandre. "I'm expecting more great results at Sea Otter."
Elite women: Dotsie Bausch, Tiffany Cromwell, Iona Wynter Parks, Tina Pic and Nichole Wangsgard.
Elite men: Luis Amaran, Gustavo Artacho, Alejandro Borrajo, Anibal Borrajo, Sebastian Haedo, and Kyle Wamsley.
(Additional reporting and research provided by Monika Prell.)