Anthony Wins Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium

Jesse Anthony of Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth was the catalyst for a relentless Univest Grand Prix Doylestown Criterium, winning the race, the sprinters jersey, and the overall weekend title after attacking, staying away for multiple laps, and taking the sprint out of a decimated field Sunday. Anthony outsprinted Jackie Simes (Jamis/Sutter Home) and Robin Carpenter (BikeReg.com)…

Anthony’s Amazing Ride

“That was huge, I finished second and fourth at a lot of bike races already this year and so to actually cross the line first, oh it was so amazing.” smiled Jesse Anthony after the press conference at the end of stage 1 of the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah. Huge indeed. I don’t…

Focus On the Road For Anthony (part two)

In part one of our interview Jesse Anthony, of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, explained his decision to focus on the road over cross racing with a long-term goal of racing full-time in Europe. Part two discusses his increased motivation to win and how he handles the stress and fatigue of his job.

Focus On the Road For Anthony

For many, 2011 was decision time, time to make a choice, cross or road, road or cross? Jesse Anthony of the Kelly Benefit Strategies-OptumHealth team, made the tough call and chose road. The 25-year old (soon to be 26)  has bot only a new focus this year but an increased motivation. After coming close, very…

CalGiant Ready For Cross

On a beautiful Northern California evening, Cal Giant/Specialized presented their 2010-11 Cyclocross team to a very enthusiastic crowd of fans and friends at Spokesman Bicycles in Santa Cruz. Team Director Anthony Gallino introduced each rider and Specialized representatives Matt Jespersen and Andrew Frasca talked about the Team issue SRAM Powered S-works Carbon Crux and Alloy…

the week that was

News from the week ending July 9. Bad news from Univest Grand Prix and Tour de Toona. Two new riders, Amaël Moinard and Greg Van Avermaet to BMC. CalGiant Cross Team. Canada’s long-list for Elite Women and U23 Men for Worlds.

Interview: Jesse Anthony on the comeback trail

After stellar seasons coming up through the ranks in the cross world, racking up 7 US National titles as a junior and U23, expectations were high for Jesse Anthony (Jamis Bikes) this season. Some might be disappointed in seeing the results so far but not so for the 24-year old from Beverly, Massachussetts. 2009 was…