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MARK GUERIN

               Mark Guerin and Matt King win the Kilometer at the 2000 Paralympic Track Trials in Frisco, Texas.

 

Name:        Mark Guerin

Sport:         Tandem Captain for Matt King since 2000

                   (USCF Category: Track 1 (elite) Road 1 (elite)

Team:          ICG Communications 

Residence:  Colorado Springs, Colo.

Hometown:  Morgan Hill, Calif.

Height:         6'1"          

Weight:       185 lbs.

DOB:            03/05/69, San Francisco, Calif.

Education:   B.S., Arts/Psychology, University of California  

                    State of Colorado Teaching Certificate - Elementary Education

                       Fort Lewis College, Durango, Colorado                       

Occupation:  Elementary School Teacher 

About Mark:Since a young child Mark was always impressed by his uncleís racing bikes and Markís uncle encouraged him to ride. At fifteen years old,Mark became interested in bike racing competitively, he and a friend started a bike club at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, Calif. In 1992, Mark began track racing and won the Southern California District Championships in the Match Sprints. In 1997, racing for Fort Lewis College, he was named an All-American and won National Championships in the Kilometer and the Olympic Sprint. Mark has placed in the last five Elite National Championships, earned a total of four National Championships in Collegiate and Masterís competition. In between racing and training, Mark teaches fourth grade at Pikes Peak Elementary, Colorado Springs, Colo. Mark is married to his wife Gena and has a daughter, Caitlin.

Competition Highlights:

2000

Elite Track Championships, Frisco, Tex., placed first in the menís USABA kilometer..made the 2000 Paralympic Cycling Team which will be going to Sydney, Australia, in October of 2000 

 

 

 

1999

Elite Track Championships, Trexlertown, Pa., placed third in the Kilometer, placed third in the Pursuit, placed sixth in the Olympic Sprints

Masters Track Nationals, Frisco, Tex., Best All Around Rider, placed first in the Kilometer, placed second in the Pursuit

Colorado State Championships, Colorado Springs, Colo., placed first in the Kilometer, 1:06.4, placed second in the Team Pursuit

Colorado Velodrome Association, Colorado Springs, Colo., Season Omnium placed third

Karl Hummel Criterium, placed third *top amateur 

 

 

1998

EDS Track Cup #4, placed first in the Olympic Sprint, 1:03.6...Colorado State Championships, Colorado Springs, Colo., placed second in the Kilometer

Friday Night Racing Series, Colorado Velodrome Association, Colorado Springs, Colo., placed first in the Keirin

Colorado Velodrome Association, Colorado Springs, Colo., season standing placed sixth 

 

 

1997

Collegiate National Championships, San Diego, Calif., placed first in theKilometer, placed first in the Olympic Sprint, placed fifth in the Omnium

Mountain Music Bike Classic, Durango, Colo.,placed first

Elite National Championships, Colorado Springs, Colo., placed twelfth

Police Academy Criterium, Albuquerque, New Mex., placed sixth 

 

 

1995†††

Chuck Pontius Memorial Criterium, Los Angeles, Calif., placed first

Orangeville Circuit Race, Pa., placed first

Trexlertown Cat 2 Racing Night Omnium, Trexlertown, Pa., placed first

Elite National Championships, Indianapolis, Indiana, placed fourth in the Team Pursuit

 

 

1994

Elite National Championships, Indianapolis, Indiana,Sprint Qualifying 12th

Redlands Stage Race finisher, Elite Track Nationals qualified first in the Kilometer with a 1:08:3 - Flatted in Final

 

 

1993

Elite National Championships, Indianapolis, Indiana, Kilometer 5th and Scratch Race 4th

Elite Track Nationals Elimination 8th

Collegiate Track Championships, Northbrook, Illinois, placed fourth in the Kilometer, placed seventh in the Match Sprints, placed sixth in the Omnium

Southern California District Championships, Dominguez Hills, Calif., placed second in the Kilometer, placed third in the Pursuit, placed second in the Match Sprints

 

 

1992†††

Olympic Trials. Blaine, Minnesota, 200 meter qualifying 15th

Southern California District Championships, Dominguez Hills, Calif., placed first in the Sprints 

 

 

 

 

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