Criterium specialist and eight-time track masters national champion Shannon Hutchison will ride in the Aaron’s Corporate Furnishings/L5Flyers team colours in 2005, bringing several years of professional cycling experience to one of the largest cycling teams in the Southeast of the United States.
Hutchison has been riding professionally for five years within teams such as Cox Communications, Autotrader.com, Litespeed and most recently Colavita-Bolla. She has consistently placed on the podium at several national road and track events with her most recent victories at the Wendy’s Worthington Criterium in Ohio and the Worlds Children’s Cycling Classic Road Race in Georgia.
Last year she also placed second at the CSC Invitational in Virginia, third at the Historic Roswell Criterium and New York City Criterium Championship and third overall in the American Criterium Championship Series. Hutchinson plans to compete in several events on the 2005 National Racing Calendar, beginning with the Athens Twilight Criterium on April 30, 2005. In addition to being a professional cyclist, Hutchison currently teaches orchestra at Garrett Middle School in Atlanta.