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Mountain Biking

Welcome to the CCHS Mountain Biking (MTB) Team!

Mountain biking is one of the fastest growing high school sports in the country. The CCHS MTB has been formed to ride this wave of growth and to join over 40 teams that are competing in the North Carolina Interscholastic Cycling League (NCICL). Our team practices on the many outstanding MTB trails in and around Charlotte, and we will compete in league races across the state.

Mt Biking Team

2023 Schedule

MARCH 5th -- BROWNS CREEK, ELIZABETHTOWN

MARCH 19th – SALISBURY COMMUNITY PARK, SALISBURY

APRIL 2nd – DARK MOUNTAIN, N. WILKESBORO

APRIL 16th – QUAKER LAKE CAMP, CLIMAX

APRIL 30th – FARRIS MEMORIAL PARK, MAYODAN

MAY 7th – RAIN DATE, DARK MOUNTAIN, N. WILKESBORO

MAY 21st – STATE CHAMPIONSHIP, FARRIS MEMORIAL PARK, MAYODAN 
 

Contacts

Team Director:  Carolyn Pray, cffjmp@gmail.com

Asst Director:  Anne Strutz, cchsmountainbiking@gmail.com

Head Coach:  Mark Strutz, mark.strutz@gmail.com

School Sponsor/Athletic Director:  Kevin Christmas, kechristmas@charlottecatholic.com

Congratulations to our CCHS Mountain Bike Team student-athletes for their third non-NICA KASK Winter Short Track Race of the season Feb 3rd. For the team’s Seniors, Liam Thomas earned a solid 9th in Sport Men 19-34, and Hunter McNamara moved up to 6th in the fast-moving E-Bike category. Freshmen, Oliver Abbott and Jack Mawhinney, earned 7th place finishes in Junior Boys 15 and Junior Boys 16, respectively, and Tommy Larsen pulled out a top 10 finish in Junior Boys 16. Sophomore, Connor Nichols, rounded out the team’s performance with a 14th place finish in Junior Boys 17-18. Team coaches joined in to compete and earned the following:  Derek Utsey finished 5th in Men’s Beginner 35-44; James Abbott and Dan Morris finished 10th and 13th respectively in Clydesdales; and Richard Thomas pulled in 15th in Master Men 50+. Go Cougars!!