All these young promising cyclists have a common goal – to transition to the professional ranks of cycling.
Three (3) out of the ten (10) cyclists selected for the 2016 Russ Hayes Cycling Team (based out of Victoria, BC) are made in Manitoba athletes!
2016 Russ Hayes Team Roster
- Devon Moonie 21 (Kamloops, BC)
- Amiel Flett-Brown 21 (Vancouver, BC)
- Isaac Niles 20 (Calgary, AB)
- Oliver Evans 18 (Victoria, BC)
- Mitch Ketler 18 (Winnipeg, MB)
- Kurt Penno 17 (Winnipeg, MB)
- Isaac Leblanc 26 (Victoria, BC)
- Cody Canning 27 (Victoria, BC)
- Dylan Cunningham 24 (Victoria, BC)
OLIVER EVANS – 18 YEARS OLD
Manitoba Junior Criterium / Time Trial Champion, Western Canada Summer Games Silver Medalist, and former Junior National Cyclocross Champion Oliver Evans, will also return to the team and make Victoria his permanent home as he continues on a wave of success as one of Canada’s top U19 road and cyclocross racers.
KURT PENNO – 17 YEARS OLD & MITCH KETLER – 18 YEARS OLD
Joining Oliver will be fellow U19 ‘Toban racer’s, Kurt Penno and Mitch Ketler. Penno won the Western Canada Summer Games road race this past year. He was also 4th at the Tour de la Releve du Rimouski – Stage 2 Road Race (2015), 2nd U17 Cross Nationals (2014), and 1st at the Manitoba Provincial U17 Time Trial (2015). Ketler was 1st in the Manitoba Grand Prix of Cyclocross (2015) and 5th at the Western Canada Summer Games Time Trial (2015)
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