Defending Their Titles: Take a Look at Some of the Returning Para-cycling Track National Champions

By U.S. Paralympics | July 05, 2019, 10 a.m. (ET)

The 2019 USA Cycling Para-cycling Track National Championships will take place July 7-8 in Carson, California. The event is open and free to the public and will be held at the VELO Sports Center. More than 30 athletes will compete during the two days, ranging from emerging athletes to Paralympic champions. Full event details, including schedule and athletes competing, can be found hereFollow U.S. Paralympics Cycling on FacebookTwitter and Instagram for updates throughout the event.

Get to know which returning national champions will be looking to defend their titles this weekend:

Joe Berenyi (Aurora, Ill.)

2018 national titles: MC3 3K individual pursuit (OVL), kilo time trial (1:11.758), MC1-3 scratch race, team sprint (1:06.207)
 
Clara Brown (Falmouth, Maine)

2018 national titles: WC3 3K individual pursuit (4:18.066), 500m time trial (43.558)
 
Sean Culp (Los Angeles, Calif.)

2018 national titles: MC2 3K individual pursuit (4:00.777)
 
Josephine Fouts (San Diego, Calif.)

2018 national titles: WC5 3K individual pursuit (4:27.259), 500m time trial (43.826) 
 
Todd Key (Scottsdale, Ariz.)

2018 national titles: MC1 kilo time trial (1:23.224)
 
 
Jason Kimball (Charlotte, N.C.)

2018 national titles: Team sprint (1:06.207)
 
Mohamed Lahna (Casablanca, Morocco)

2018 national titles: MC2 kilo time trial (1:21.483)
 
Jason Macom (Little Rock, Ark.)

2018 national titles: MC4 4K individual pursuit (4:54.514)
 
Chris Murphy (Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.)

2018 national titles: MC5 4K individual pursuit (4:46.641), kilo time trial (1:04.312), team sprint (1:06.207)
 
 
Michael Stephens (Belgrade, Mont.)/Evan Thomson (Seagirt, N.J.)

2018 national titles: MB 4K individual pursuit (4:39.382), kilo time trial (1:04.622), tandem sprint
 
Justin Widhalm (Colorado Springs, Colo.)

2018 national titles: MC4 kilo time trial (1:07.002)