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Local Cyclist achieves personal best at World Cups, heading to Canadian Nationals next and going for Gold

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

Sunday, July 15th

 

Local Cyclist achieves personal best at World Cups,

heading to Canadian Nationals next and going for Gold

 

Mackenzie Myatt, 20, of Musquodoboit Harbour, Nova Scotia just placed 19th after starting 34th at the U23 mountain biking World Cup in Vallnord, Andorra on Sunday, July 15th.

 

This is after demonstrating a personal best of 29th after starting 47th at the Val Di Sole World Cup in Italy the previous week.

 

In both races, Myatt was the top Canadian woman in the U23 category.

 

This is also Myatt’s 2nd time racing in Andorra.  At the age of 18, she also participated as a Junior at the World Championships in 2015.

 

Next up, Myatt will be racing for gold at the Canadian National mountain biking championships in Canmore, Alberta in the U23 category.  Last year, she won silver. Her race for the Canadian national championship will be on Saturday, July 21st.

 

Myatt also won silver at last year’s Canada Games, and this past year she also won the Road and Mountain Nationals in the Collegiate US series where she goes to school on a full scholarship.  Myatt is also a member of Team Canada and part of the NextGen Mountain Biking Program.

 

For more info, contact:

 

Simon Myatt

902-497-3605 cell

 

Mackenzie Myatt

902-210-3358 cell