CrossVegas names official coaching service, Apex

By Stephen Frothingham

LONGMONT, Colo. (BRAIN) — Clif Bar CrossVegas has named Boulder, Colorado-based APEX Coaching as its official coaching service. The coaching company will provide training tips and other information to registered CrossVegas competitors.

CrossVegas, the first leg of the Telenet UCI Cyclocross World Cup, is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21 in Las Vegas, during the week of the Interbike show.

In addition to the training tips, racers will get an inside look at how some of the APEX Coaching athletes train and prepare for UCI cyclocross races in the States and around the world.

“This is a really great boost for those racers who don’t yet have a coach or want to get specific tips tailored to CrossVegas. They’ll get a few weeks’ head start on preparing for the tough USA Cycling or Wheelers & Dealers race at CrossVegas,” said Brook Watts, CrossVegas director.

Apex coach Grant Holicky said, “The course at CrossVegas requires some special skills and preparation that is outside of the normal ‘cross prep. In addition, we will dig into the key points onto which every cyclocross racer should focus.”

Watts continued, “What many don’t realize is that in addition to being a coach to world caliber ‘cross racers, Grant …read more

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