• Bikes, Athletes, Races & Hockey(?) at the 2013 Sea Otter Classic


    Posted over 1 year ago by Elishia Matta; Photo: Caroline Buchanan

    Nearly ten thousand athletes and some fifty thousand fans make the annual pilgrimage to Monterey, California for the mountain bike season opener, the Sea Otter Classic. Now one of the world’s largest bike festivals, the Sea Otter Classic began as a modest one-day event in 1991 after a local bike shop suggested that co-founders Frank Yohannan and Lou Rudolph put on a mountain bike race. A fantastic tribute to the power of suggestion…

  • Catharine Pendrel Wraps Up UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Title

    Windham World Cup

    Posted about 2 years ago by John Ohail

    There was a battle high in the Catskill Mountains of New York State. The prize for the victor; a RockyRoads UCI Mountain Bike World Cup Championship. With her victory at the sixth stop on the cross-country World Cup series, Oakley’s Catharine Pendrel also secured the overall 2012 World Cup title. She highlighted a day that saw her LUNA Pro team take the top three spots in the race. Teammates Katerina Nash and Georgia Gould finished second and third respectively.

Catharine Pendrel

Date of Birth:
September 30, 1980
Fredericton, New Brunswick
Luna, Orbea, Maxxis, Fox Suspension, Lazer, Camelback, Avia, Mavic, Shimano, Vetta, Charriot Carriers, Pedro's, SockGuy, High Sierra, Selle Italia, Kicker, Genuine Innovations, Orca, Cytec

Career Highlights

    • 2007: 6th, UCI MTB World Championships
    • 2007: 6th, World Championships, Val di Sole Italy
    • 2008: 1st, World Cup - Bromont, Canada
    • 2008: 2nd Overall, World Cup Series
    • 2008: 4th, Beijing Olympics
    • 2009: Pan American Champion
    • 2009: 1st, World Cup - Mt St Anne, Canada
    • 2010: World Cup Champion
    • 2011: Canadian National Champion
    • 2011: 1st, Fontana Pro XCT
    • 2011: 1st, Olympic Test Event
    • 2011: WORLD CHAMPION
    • 2012: 1st, Mt St Anne World Cup