Mar 2012

Five riders will make up the USA Cycling men’s funded team with the top three Americans in the UCI BMX Supercross World Cup rankings receiving automatic nominations. After earning the bronze at last summer’s BMX Olympic Test Event and World Cup #3 Nic Long (Lakeside, Calif./Haro Bikes) will help the Americans on their home turf in Chula Vista and on to Norway.

David Herman (Wheat Ridge, Colo./Free Agent-Rockstar), bronze-medalist from the 2011 Chula Vista World Cup, also received an automatic nomination and will be joined on the squad by current USAC Power Ranking leader, Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./Chase BMX) Connor won the series’ final round in Chula Vista last fall and the Pan Am Games and is currently the World Ranked #1 rider in the Elite Mens class.

1 Fields Connor 20
2 Herman David 24
3 Long Nicholas 23

Men Elite Overall Ranking
Individual – Rank – Country- Point

1 (1) Connor FIELDS United States 647
2 (2) Sam WILLOUGHBY Australia 578
3 (4) Marc WILLERS New Zealand 490
4 (5) Maris STROMBERGS Latvia 470
5 (6) Joris DAUDET France 416
6 (3) Edzus TREIMANIS Latvia 412
7 (8) Brian KIRKHAM Australia 394
8 (7) Nicholas LONG United States 375
9 (12) Barry NOBLES United States 365
10 (11) David HERMAN United States 359