Star Track brought a record 27 kids, aged 10-18, out to compete at the 2018 USA Cycling Juniors Track National Championships at Valley Preferred Cycling Center — many of them first-timers. We are very proud of them all. Our riders earned 25 medals and 8 national champion jerseys. Here are individual highlights:
Joe Apollon 11-12 M: 1st Minor Final Scratch
Ian Buss 17-18 M: Gold Team Sprint, Silver Sprint, Silver Keirin. 4th kilo
Enzo Edmonds 11-12 M: Bronze Omnium, Silver 2km Scratch, Bronze 1km Scratch, Bronze 500m Scratch
Natalie Eng: 11-12 W: 4th 500m Scratch
Emma Eng: 13-14 W: 5th 10-14 TT
Anton Gibson 15-16 M: 4th 2km Scratch
Matthew Harrison 17-18 M: Gold Team Sprint, Bronze Kilo, Bronze Keirin
Jayden Li 11-12 M: Gold Omnium, Gold 1km Scratch, Gold 500m Scratch, Bronze 2km Scratch
Geneway Ryan Tang 17-18 M: Gold Team Sprint
Sophia Shuhay 15-18 W: Gold Sprint, Gold TT, Silver Team Sprint, 5th Keirin
Billy Taylor 17-18 M: Gold Team Pursuit, Bronze 8k Scratch
Jacob Waters 17-18 M: Gold Team Pursuit, Silver Kilo TT, Bronze Ind. Pursuit
Congrats to Johnny Alman, Laurence Chang, Wesley Chang, Andrew Cheong, Katie Cheong, Yosef Gonzalez, Anna Harrison, Allen Leung, Max Rodriguez, Asha Sandler, Marvin Santos, Nya Santos, Genelan Tang and Genelyn Tang and special guest Lewis Kopchak for representing Star Track with pride, effort and courage.
Many thanks to the sponsors who made this success possible and contribute so generously to our program: Affinity Cycles, Chef's Cut Real Jerky, The Center For Spine Care & Mobility, Davidson Kempner Capital Management, Christine D'Ercole, ERO Sports Pennsylvania, Hincapie Sportswear, Lenox Advisers, Lucarelli & Castaldi, LLP, One Equity Partners and Williams Trading. 🥇❤️🙏
Well done coaches: Gil “Gibby” Hatton, Pete Taylor, David Harrison, Delroy Walters and Michael Sandler.