Post-race video interview with winner Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) after the San Rafael Twilight Criterium. Carroll counter-attacked when her 6-rider break was caught and stayed away for 25 laps to claim victory.
Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12) counter-attacked when her 5-rider break was caught in the San Rafael Twilight Crit on Saturday and then spent 25 laps alone at the front to take the win. Mary Elizabeth Maroon (Touchstone) took second and Carroll’s teammate Hanan Alves-Hyde was third.
On a very difficult Sunset Road Race Stage, Evelyn Stevens, Ina-Yoko Teutenberg, and the HTC-Columbia team held off numerous attacks from the entire field. The battle ended with a stage win for Stevens and the overall leader’s jersey for her teammate, Teutenberg. Updated with photos
Prior to the third and final stage of the San Dimas Stage Race, Kat Carroll (Peanut Butter Co TWENTY12), Robin Farina (Team VBF), Meredith Miller (TIBCO/To The Top), Reid Mumford (Kelly Benefit Strategies) and Colavita/Baci Directeur Sportif Rachel Heal talk about the impact of the race radio ban on the previous day’s road race.
It all comes down to the final criterium and time bonuses at the Joe Martin Stage Race as stage 3 came down to a bunch sprint where Colavita-Sutter Home’s Haedo claimed his second stage and Laura Van Glider (Mellow Mushroom) outkicked everyone. Only 9 seconds separate OUCH’s Rory Sutherland and BISSELL’s Ben Jacques-Maynes, the top two men on GC. The women’s race is even tighter with 9 seconds between leader Alison Powers (Team Type 1), Katheryn Curi-Mattis (Webcor) and Kat Carroll (TIBCO).
Kat Carroll is embarking her fourth year as professional rider, and once again in 2009 will race with the TIBCO team in North America and with the US National Team in Europe. As as member of the U.S. National Team, the 28-year old Carroll has won sprint jersey titles at the Tour of New Zealand,…