Grotts wins Whiskey 50

Howard Grotts (Specialized), the U23 Pan American Champion, proved again that on the right course nobody can climb with him, winning a highly animated 12th edition of the Whiskey 50. Grotts topped Canadian Derek Zandstra (Scott 3Rox Racing)and Keegan Swenson (Sho-Air Cannondale). Fernando Paez (Raleigh-Clement) clearly had designs on winning the race, but ended up fourth again this year after a valiant effort, while former World Champion Christoph Sauser (Specialized) finished fifth.

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#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Howard Grotts (USA) Specialized3:04:25
2Derek Zandstra (Can) Scott, Shimano, CRCS DKI0:01:45
3Keegan Swenson (USA) Sho-Air, Cannondale, Kenda0:03:35
4Fernando Riveros Paez (USA) Raleigh, Clement, Shimano0:04:52
5Christoph Sauser (Sui) Specialized0:05:06
6Benjamin Sonntag (USA) Clif Bar, Niner Bikes, SRAM0:06:22
7Todd Wells (USA) Specialized, Clifbar, Oakley0:08:13
8Geoff Kabush (Can) Scott, Shimano, CRCS DKI0:10:10
9Cameron Jette (Can) Scott, Shimano, CRCS DKI0:10:11
10Spencer Paxson (USA) Kona Bicycles, Shimano, Fox, Stages Cycling0:10:28
11Justin Lindine (USA) competitivecyclist.com, Vittoria Tires, Yeti Bikes0:11:47
12Brian Matter (USA) KS Energy, MOSH, Trek0:12:36
13Kerry Werner (USA) Raleigh, Clement, Shimano0:12:40
14Menso De Jong (USA) Clif Bar, Niner Bikes, SRAM mtb0:13:20
15Bryan Alders (USA) TrainingPeaks, Yeti, Pactimo0:14:38
16Antoine Caron (USA)0:14:45
17Payson Mcelveen (USA) competitivecyclist.com, Vittoria Tires, Yeti Bikes0:15:22
18Chris Baddick (USA) Boulder Cycle Sport, Yogaglo0:15:25
19Barry Wicks (USA)0:16:08
20Joao Paulo Pereira (USA) Scott Brasil, Assc Batatais,0:16:11
21Jamey Driscoll (USA) Raleigh, Clement, Full Speed Ahead0:16:49
22Ernie Watenpaugh (USA) Jack Daniels, Telluride Venture Accelerator, BMC Bikes0:16:50
23Tj Woodruff (USA) Pivot, Stans NoTubes, Momentum Endurance0:20:58
24Sam Gaze (NZl) Specialized0:23:11
25Kris Sneddon (USA) Kona, Logging, Mom and Dad0:23:25
26Cole Oberman (USA) RareDiseaseCycling.org, Specialized, DNA Cycling0:23:26
27Dana Weber (USA)0:24:00
28Patrick Chartrand (USA) Powerwatts Nord, Zibo Restaurants, Cycles Lambert0:24:40
29Kyle Trudeau (USA) AZ Devo,0:25:06
30Tristan Uhl (USA) competitivecyclist.com, Vittoria Tires, Yeti Bikes0:28:05
31Marc-Antoine Nadon (Can) Scott, Shimano, CRCS DKI0:28:23
32Greg Krieger (USA) Vanlyfe.com0:29:27
33Peter Kalmes (USA) Sonoran Cycles0:29:30
34Stephan Davoust (USA) Giant Co-Factory0:30:25
35Carl Decker (USA) Giant Bicycles, SRAM, Schwalbe0:30:45
36Alexandre Mantovani (USA) MARCEH Intl., Borelli, Assc. do Ribeirao Preto.0:30:59
37Kristofer Ochs (USA) Tokyo Joes, POC, Scott0:31:16
38Kurt Refsnider (USA)0:33:16
39Levi Kurlander (USA) Trek Bicycles / Ska Brewing / Zia Taqueria0:35:06
40Greg Gibson (USA)0:35:29
41Chris Jackson (USA) Castex Rentals, Enve Composites, Sierra Pacific Farms0:36:01
42Marc-André Daigle (Can) Louis Garneau Sport / Quebecor0:37:20
43Jason Hanson (USA) Bicycle Experience, Rotor Components, Old Lady0:37:38
44Adam Gaubert (USA)0:37:56
45Matthew Turner (USA) Summit-Competitive Cyclist, Pivot0:38:04
46Brandon Mills (USA) Moment Bikes, Braveheart Racing0:38:34
47Caleb Thompson (USA) CRC Janitorial, Cannondale, Smith OpticsRow 46 - Cell 2
48Nick Truitt (USA) Breck Bike Guides, Shimano, Naturally Fast0:39:10
49Mark Flis (USA) Squadra Clothing, Spy Optics0:39:31
50Tyler Gauthier (USA) Gauthier Insurance, Quick Stop Bike Shop0:41:11
51Michael R Sampson (USA) Competitive Cyclist, Summit Bike Club, Pivot Cycles0:42:34
52Corey Stelljes (USA) Cannondale, SRAM, Motorless Motion Bicycles0:43:05
53Thomas Gauthier (Can) Pivot, enve, OTE0:43:08
54Nathan Miller (USA) ENVE Composites, Drunkcyclist, TWC0:43:54
55Jesse Kelly (USA)0:45:07
56Nick Skaggs (USA) Nationwide Insurance, Trek Bicycle, Flat Tire Bike Shop0:45:26
57Hunter Keating (USA) Harmony Systems Pro Cycling0:46:21
58Tim Racette (USA) McDowell Mountain Cycles, Mikes Mix Recovery Drink, Schwalbe Tires0:52:32
59Nick Thomas (USA) Arizona Devo, Trek/Bicycle Ranch, Cadence Promotions0:53:03
60Jason Hilimire (USA) FasCat Coaching-Geneva Bicycle Center0:54:02
61Ricky Willis (USA) Paragon/bootdoctors , Telluride cycling club0:54:41
62Sam Chovan (USA) Honey Stinger, Bontrager, Trek1:00:27
63Dave Harrison (USA) Club Ride, Borealis, Orbea1:04:09
64Mark Feeney (USA) Trigger Point, Road ID, Dirty Dog Eyewear1:06:17
65Dax Massey (USA) Planet Foods/Peak Nutrients, Light & Motion, Stans NoTubes1:08:59
66Henry Svendblad (USA) Nationwide, Trek, Flat Tire Bike Shop1:13:06
67Jonathan Sundt (USA)1:25:06
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Women
#Rider Name (Country) TeamResult
1Chloe Woodruff (USA) Stan's NoTubes, Niner Bikes, Clif Bar3:47:12
2Georgia Gould (USA) Luna, Orbea, Fox0:00:13
3Rose Grant (USA) Stans0:00:57
4Katerina Nash (USA) Luna, Orbea, Fox0:02:32
5Larissa Connors (USA) Sho Air Cyclery, Cannondale, Enve Composites0:09:02
6Maghalie Rochette (Can) Luna, Orbea, Fox0:10:22
7Serena Bishop Gordon (USA) LIV|Giant CLIF Bar, Julbo0:11:16
8Mical Dyck (Can) Stan's NoTubes, Cannondale, Kenda0:13:42
9Amy Beisel (USA) LIV / SRAM / OSMOnutrition0:18:40
10Evelyn Dong (USA) Sho air/cannondale, crank brothers, smith optics0:18:41
11Caroline Mani (USA) Raleigh, Clement, Shimano0:20:45
12Erin Alders (USA) Ride Biker Alliance, Ol Republic Brewery, Sho-Air0:29:20
13Heidi Rentz (USA) Ibis, The Cycling House, GU Energy0:29:30
14Nina Baum (USA)0:34:39
15Megan Chinburg (USA) Liv Cycling, Sellwood Cycles, BikeFlights.com0:35:10
16Liz Carrington (USA) CRC-Janitorial (Durango, CO), Hassle Free Sports (Durango, CO) Mavic0:50:20
17Emily Shields (USA) Stan's NoTubes0:52:00

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