September 25, 2012 (Toronto, ON) – For the first time at the University of Toronto (UofT), mountain bikers have been consecutively selected as the top performing “varsity athletes of the week”. Last week Samantha Wagler, an elite racer with World Cup experience, was selected as the FELMALE varsity athlete of the week following her gold medal performance at U-Cup Race #1 held at the Mansfield Outdoor Centre, and this week Chris Wedeles was selected as the MALE Varsity athlete of the week after locking down a gold medal in the men’s sport division at the second race in the Ontario University Cup Mountain Bike Race Series held at the London Ski Club in London, Ontario. The two were selected from among athletes on the 44 various varsity teams at U of T.
Many schools were represented at the at the most recent U-Cup race in London, Ontario.
Next U-Cup Race: Sunday Sept 30th at Hardwood Ski and Bike near Barrie, Ontario.
All registered university and college student mountain bikers are welcomed to participate.