US relay team impresses at mountain bike Worlds

The US team surprised themselves and many watching on Wednesday afternoon at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Hafjell, Norway when they finished in fourth place in the team relay. After a bronze medal at the 2007 Worlds in Fort William, Scotland, the day's performance was the second best team relay finish ever for the US.

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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.