Banshee rider, Rachel Bauer, will be competing in both DH and MX events at this year's Pan American MTB Championship in Santiago, Chile, March 20-23
"An eight-person gravity contingent will also wear the Stars-and-Stripes in Chile while contesting downhill and 4-cross events. All discretionary picks, Curtis Keene (Fremont, Calif.), Heikki Hall (Durango, Colo.), Chris Van Dine (Park City, Utah), Ethan Quehl (Grayson, Ga.), Graeme Pitts (Nevada City, Calif.) and Chris Heath (Durango, Colo.) will compete in the men’s downhill event, while Kathy Pruitt (Santa Cruz, Calif.) and Rachel Bauer (Aspen, Colo.) will race women’s downhill.
Hall, Van Dine, Pruitt and Bauer will also race in their respective 4-cross competitions.
2009 Pan American Mountain Bike Championships
Read more about others who made it and the Pan Am Games here!