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Canada MTB Cup XC #4 — Junior Men, Women Report/Results

July 22, 2006 (Whistler, B.C.) — Both junior women’s and men’s Canada Cup leaders won their respective races in the blistering heat yesterday. Emily Batty (ON, Team R.A.C.E.) took her usual early lead and held it to the end, fending off second place, Kaitlin Michener (ON, Team Ontario) and third place, Marie-Claude Surprenant (QC, Drop Machine/Commencal).

Francis Morin (QC, Devinci) won the junior men’s race, but not easily. He was shadowed during the four laps by Zachary Winn (ON, Impala Cycle) and Cody Canning (SK, ERTC/Redbike), who finished second and third in a sprint finish.

Both wins proved that Batty and Morin are on track to win their respective series.


Junior Women

1. Emily Batty (ON) Team R.A.C.E. 1:45:36
2. Kaitlin Michener (ON) Arrow Racing 3:38
3. Marie-Claude Surprenant (QC) Dropmachine/Commencal 4:40
4. Jaclyn McClements (BC) Team Squamish 21:00
5. Danielle Dornik (BC) 25:40
6. Christine Lynch (BC) On the Edge 39:36
DNF Lauren Hughes (BC) Team Squamish/Miranda Miller
DNS Alexandra Gélinas (QC) Équipe du Québec / Cycle Outaouis

Junior Expert Men

1. Francis Morin (QC) Equipe du Qu̩bec РDevinci 1:57:40
2. Zachary Winn (ON) Impala Bicycle 2:23
3. Cody Canning (AB) ERTC/Redbike 2:25
4. Andrew Thomas (SK) Lumsden Bike Club/Dutch Cycle 4:54
5. Jeff Clarkson (BC) Aviawest – Vega 7:10
6. Cory Hancock (ON) 3 Rox Racing 13:01
7. Paul Benson (MB) Alter Ego/ Trek/ Manitoba 14:12
8. David Greer (YT) Yukon Cycling Association 16:09
9. Jason Cherney (SK) Lumsden Bike Club 20:58
10. Michael Mitchnick (ON) Urban Atlete/Sportswap 23:44
11. Haydn Boucher (ON) 3 Rox Racing 27:09
DNF Jon Kinsie (ON) Arrow Racing
DNF David Fournier (QC) Equipe du Quebec Club Lessard
DNF Matt Savage (BC)

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