April 25, 2017 (Monterey, CA) – The 2017 Sea Otter Classic took place over the weekend with the Pro MTB Short Track races on Saturday, April 22, and the Pro MTB Cross Country events on Sunday April 23. Pedal caught up with several Canadian riders following some solid results for their take on the racing and the season ahead.
Barrie, Ontario-native Peter Disera, who is the 2016 U23 Men’s XC Champ, finished a fantastic 6th in both the Pro Men’s Cross Country and Short Track events.
National XC Champion Derek Zandstra of Trenton, Ontario finished a strong 9th in the Pro Men’s Short Track race but fell prior to the XC.
Hailing from Peachland, Britsh Columbia, Evan Guthrie finished a strong 8th in the Pro Men’s Short Track and followed that up with a solid 11th in the Pro Men’s Cross Country race.