Powless celebrates first mountain bike national title

Newly crowned US U23 cross country national champion Shayna Powless was all smiles after the finish of her race on Friday morning at Bear Creek Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania. The 19-year-old from Roseville, California had just won her first-ever mountain bike national title on a very hot and humid summer day.

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Sue George is an editor at Cyclingnews.  She coordinates all of the site's mountain bike race coverage and assists with the road, 'cross and track coverage.