Santa Cruz resident Tobin Ortenblad scored a top-25 finish in a United States Gran Prix Cyclocross race at the Derby City Cup in Louisville, Ky., last weekend.
Ortenblad [California Giant Berry Farms] followed up his 30th-place finish on Saturday with a 22nd-place finish in the men’s pro/Cat 1 division Sunday. He crossed the finish line in 58 minutes, 51 seconds.
Jeremy Powers [RAPHA-FOCUS] of Easthampton, Mass., won the race in 55:12.
Following Ortenblad’s finish in the Cup, he sits in fifth place in the USGP standings in the Under-23 division.
Results included in this report are from the USA Cycling results page.
Santa Cruz cyclist Tobin Ortenblad secured two top 25 finishes at the US Gran Prix Cyclocross Planet Bike Cup in Sun Prairie, Wisc., on Sept. 22-23.
Ortenblad [Ritte Elite U23 Development Team] placed 22nd on the first day of racing in the men’s pro Cat 1 division, crossing the finish line in 1 hour, 6 minutes, 59 seconds — 3:57 back of winner Jeremy Powers [RAPHA-FOCUS] of Easthampton, Mass.
Ortenblad [California Giant Berry Farm] placed 25th on the second day of racing in the same division, crossing the finish line in 1:04:13 — a little more than four minutes back of winner Lukas Fluckiger [Trek World Racing], who finished in 59:54.
Results in this write-up are from the USA Cycling website.