2021 UCI Marathon Mountain Bike World Championships
USA Cycling announced today the athletes who will represent the United States at the 2021 UCI Marathon Mountain Bike World Championships that will take place in the Elba Island, Italy on October 2, 2021.
The marathon mountain bike course will test riders’ skills and endurance with the men racing 115km and the women racing 80km through the countryside of Capoliveri.
Headlining the team is 2021 Cross-Country Mountain Bike National Champion Keegan Swenson (Park City Utah; Santa Cruz Bicycles) who will take the line with 2018 Cross-Country Mountain Bike World Champion Kate Courtney (Kentfield, Calif.; SCOTT-SRAM Factory Racing).
AND our very own Kelly Catale (Pepperell, Mass.), Program Manager at Sunrise Labs, most recently raced to Top-15 in the UCI Mountain Bike Marathon Series in Arbent, France.
We are so proud of you, Kelly!
Kelly Catale, Program
Kelly has over seven years of experience in medical product development in the medical device, combination product, and in vitro diagnostic industries. She has worked in consulting as a Human Factors Engineer and in-house for a few different companies as a Human Factors Engineer and a Systems Engineer (risk management, requirements management, verification). Kelly’s areas of expertise include analyzing use-related risk, and planning, managing, and conducting user research including interviews and usability tests throughout the user interface and/or device development process. She has extensive experience supporting the iterative design process of user interfaces that facilitate intuitive and safe use. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Engineering from Bucknell University.