San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 24, 2008
Momentum Cycling Team, a professional UCI track team based in Los Angeles, has been sold to a new owner. Robin Horwitz, the new team owner, is a track suprevisor at the Hellyer Velodrome and the owner of ASL Bridge Interpreting Services and ThresholdPower.com, a company that coordinates cycling camps, clinics and racing events.
The team is also changing its name to Hawk Relay Cycling Team, named for new sponsor. Hawk Relay provides relay services to the deaf and hard of hearing communities, providing video access for people with sign language skills.
"Today is a terrific day for the team and for USA cycling as it sets its sight on the 2012 London Olympics. The Hawk Relay Cycling Team is committed to developing our current team and future stars for the 2012 Olympics and beyond." stated Robin Horwitz, the new team owner. The team's previous owner, Dr. Howard Marans, will remain on the team as an Assistant Team Director.
Currently the Hawk Relay Cycling Team consists of Adam Duvendeck, consistently the USA's fastest sprinter over the 2008 World Cup season; Travis Smith, a Commonwealth Games bronze medalist; Jennie Reed, the world champion in women's keirin and Josiah Ng, a 8 time World Cup medalist. The Hawk Relay Cycling Team also has a development squad which includes Jimmy Watkins, a heavy favorite for the men's elite kilo nationals title, and Jesse Marans, a promising juniors rider out of Orange County, CA. There will be a masters team, for which the roster will be announced at a later date.
The coaching staff will be assembled in time for the team's showing at the World Cup Race in Cali, Colombia, but will include Hunter Allen, CEO of Peaks Coaching Group and owner of CyclingPeaks Software. Dr. Marcus Elliott of p3 will be partnering up with Hawk Relay Cycling Team focusing on scientific methods of strength development. The team plans to compete on the World Cup circuit and will also participate in domestic races throughout the 2008-2009 season.
Please visit http://www.hawkrelaycycling.com for more information.
About Hawk Relay Cycling Team
Hawk Relay Cycling Team was established by Dr. Howard Marans and is now owned by Robin Horwitz. The team is based in Los Angeles and will train the world's best track cyclists. Currently the team fields U.S. Olympians Jennie Reed, Adam Duvendeck, elite Canadian cyclist Travis Smith and Josiah Ng. The team is sponsored by Hawk Relay Cycling, LOOK Bicycles, Marans Garte Funding, Bio Racer Team Cyclewear, Coast Therapy, The Shopoff Group, and P3 (http://www.p3.md). Visit http://www.hawkrelaycycling.com for more information.
About Hawk Relay
Hawk Relay was established in 2006 and provides VRS and internet-based TRS services. Its mission is to provide deaf and hard of hearing people with the necessary tools to achieve full and equal telecommunications access. For more information go to http://www.hawkrelay.com