JAM Fund added Rhys May of Georgia and Natalie Tapias of New York to its elite team.
A month after joining JAM Fund, Rhys May won the 19-29 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships-- a 60-mile race in the 100-degree scorching Georgia heat.
JAM Fund added Trent Blackburn to its development team. In July, he earned the coveted Leadville 100 belt buckle after finishing the mountain bike race in under nine hours.
JAM Fund added Ian Gielar to its development team, and in August, he represented the United States at the UCI World Cup XC Mountain Bike in Mont Sainte Anne, Quebec. It was Gielar's first elite world cup race.
Ben Jankowski, one of JAM Fund's newest grant recipients, won his first cross race of the 2016 season, beating 62 riders in the cat 4/5 at CompEdge Cross in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Devo team riders Chris Niesen and Case Butler raced in the 10-day Tour of America's Dairyland in June.
JAM Fund created a new partnership with KASK Cycling, the popular helmet designer of Italy. Natalie Tapias and Rhys May immediately put their new custom lids to the test. The result: A+.
JAM Fund created a new partnership with C-Bear Ceramic Bearings from Belgium, specializing in ceramic bearings with no-creak bottom brackets, headsets and pulleys for cyclocross.
JAM Fund created a partnership with Rasputitsa Gravel Road Race and collectively raised funds for JAM Fund and created awareness of the Northern Vermont spring classic.
JAM Fund kicked off the new season with its seventh annual Grand Fundo and awarded grants to 13 amazing young cyclists who have shown they are clearly deserving of the award.
JAM Fund co-founder Alec Donahue headed up all the JAM volunteers for the NCC Youth Cycling Series, Junior Cyclocross Training Program, Montague Training Crits and school visits, in addition to coaching the JAM Fund team and so much more.
Our program runs on your generous donations. Without them our van would run out of gas and we'd never make it to the races! Thank you for supporting tomorrow's cross pros.