LOCAL ATHLETE COMPETES FOR USA IN WORLD MOUNTAIN BIKE ORIENTEERING CHAMPIONSHIPS
Rockville, MD – Orienteering USA has announced that Joe Brautigam (Bethel, CT) will represent the USA as part of the national team competing in the 2014 World Mountain Bike Orienteering (MTBO) Championships. The championships will be held from August 24 - 31 in Bialystok, Poland.
"We are glad to have someone as dedicated as Joe joining this year's team," said Greg Lennon, Orienteering USA's MTBO Director, "and at both local and national levels it's great to see growing interest in this form of bike racing."
Mountain bike orienteering combines fast mountain biking and navigation skill, with the athlete using their bike, map and compass to complete a course as quickly as possible over miles-long terrain. For more information on mountain bike orienteering, visit www.orienteeringusa.org or visit the Team's Facebook page at facebook.com/usmtboteam.