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Collegiate cycling champion Carla Swart dies in tragic accident

It is with much sadness that we report that Carla Swart, a multi-discipline cycling collegiate champion for Lees-McRae College, was killed today while training in her native South Africa. Her family emigrated to the US and on a running/cycling scholarship she enrolled at the North Carolina college. While an athlete at Lees-McRae she held 19 […]

Southeast collegiate cycling teams battle for top ten

With the conclusion of the collegiate mountain bike season USA Cycling posted the Division 1 and Division 2 school rankings. In the Division 1 category one southeast college is sitting in the top ten. The Division 2 category has three southeast schools occupying the first ten. The 2008-2009 Division 1 champions Fort Lewis are once […]

Photo: Eddie Helton

2010 Collegiate National Mountain Bike Championships

This weekend the Division I and II collegiate national mountain bike championships were held in Truckee, California. Friday the cross country champion’s jersey was on the line and Saturday was the short track competition. Sunday the downhill finished the weekend of mountain bike racing. Friday was a hotly contested battle for the stars and stripes […]

Rider Bio: Cinthia Lehner

If you have been paying attention to collegiate racing you have probably seen Greenville native Cinthia Lehner’s name at the top of the results list. This 19-year old freshman from Lees McRae College with an impressive racing resume and top placing in the junior national championships, now has her eye on the upcoming collegiate championships […]