SKI UTAH AND MARKETSTAR SPONSOR ELITE CYCLING TEAM
Salt Lake City, UT-Utah’s top pro development cycling team is proud to announce a partnership with the MarketStar Corporation and the Utah Premier Cycling Club for the 2011-2013 cycling seasons, racing under the banner of Ski Utah-MarketStar.
The elite team will focus on races throughout the intermountain west with selected National Racing Calendar events, while maintaining a strong presence in the local Utah Cycling Assocation events. Over the course of the past two seasons, the team won over 35 Pro 1-2 races in five states and two countries. Two members of the team have graduated to the pro ranks- Chase Pinkham to Trek-Livestrong in 2010 and Bissell Pro Cycling for 2011 and Bradley Gehrig to Jamis-Sutter Home for 2011.
Ski Utah-MarketStar will also be the sponsored name of the Utah Premier Cycling (UPC) club. UPC has been a club since the early 1990’s and is currently a member club in good standing with the USA Cycling Organization and the Utah Cycling Association. The Ski Utah-MarketStar Cycling Team currently boasts about 100 members who are active in road cycling, racing.
Confirmed 2011 Riders- Ryan Barrett– Rider/Manager- Over 30 Pro 1-2 Race Wins, 4 X Utah State Champion, Former professional and US Nat’l Team Member Michael Booth– 2009 Utah State Road Race Champion; Winner 2009 Boise Twilight Criterium (Cat. 2); Stage One Cascade Cycling Classic (Cat 2) Norm Bryner– Winner 2010 High Uintas Stage Race, 2009 and 2010 Utah State Time Trial Champion Garrett Burbidge– Winner 2010 Lotoja Classic Dustin Eskelson– Winner 2010- Snake River Omnium, Allan Butler Memorial Twilight Criterium, Downtown Jackson Criterium Sam Krieg- Winner 2010 Tour Del Sol Stage 1 TT and Overall GC; Utah University Omnium stage 1 TT; Utah University Omnium Road Race; Tour of the Depot Stage 1 TT; Tour of the Depot GC; Jason Broome Memorial TT; Tax Day Circuit race; Idaho State RR Championship; Tour of Bozeman Overall G C; High Uintas Stage Race Time Trial; Tour of the Gila Cat 2 TT
The Ski Utah-MarketStar elite team exists to identify talented riders in the state of Utah and to develop those talents to the highest level. The ultimate goal of the team is to register the first Utah based UCI registered team. The team is sponsored by Ski Utah; MarketStar; Millcreek Bicycles; Reynolds Cycling; Rocky Mountain Bicycles; Maxxis; and Sockguy. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter For more info, please contact Ryan Barrett at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Ski Utah– Ski Utah is the marketing firm owned and operated by the 14 statewide ski resorts that make up the Utah Ski & Snowboard Association.
About MarketStar-MarketStar is a pioneer in outsourced sales and marketing since 1988, based in Ogden, UT