USA Cycling Announces 2024 UCI Cyclocross Worlds Team

January 18, 2024

28 athletes will compete in the UCI Cyclocross World Championships on February 3-4.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. /ENDURANCE SPORTSWIRE/ – USA Cycling announced today the 2024 UCI Cyclocross World Championships team competing in Tábor, Czech Republic on February 3-4, 2024.

With the support of the MudFund, USA Cycling has been on the road spending several weeks in Europe preparing for the pinnacle of cyclocross, the World Championships.

This season, the team had three junior podiums: David Thompson (New Canaan, Conn.; AG2R Citroën U19 Team) finished second at the first Junior World Cup of the year in Troyes, France, Vida Lopez de San Roman (Sebastopol, Calif.; Bear National Team) rode to a win in Hulst, and Henry Coote (Manchester, Mass.; Comp Edge Racing) claimed his first European podium at the Grand Prix Sven Nys.

National Champions Clara Honsinger (Portland, Ore.; S&M Racing), Eric Brunner (Boulder, Colo.; WTP Pivot Off Road), Lizzy Gunsalus (Dudley, Mass.; CCB Racing), David Thompson, and Vida Lopez de San Roman crowned in Louisville, Ky. will all be racing in Tábor. U23 Men’s National Champion Jack Spranger (Sammamish, Wash.; Bear National Team) was selected to the team but declined his nomination.

The Team USA roster is as follows:

Elite Men

Eric Brunner (Boulder, Colo.; WTP Pivot Off Road)

Scott Funston (Boulder, Colo.; WTP Pivot Off Road)

Curtis White (Delanson, N.Y.; Steve Tilford Foundation Racing)

Elite Women

Katie Clouse (Park City, Utah; Steve Tilford Foundation Racing)

Clara Honsinger (Portland, Ore.; S&M Racing)

Raylyn Nuss (Lawrence, Kan.; Steve Tilford Foundation Racing)


U23 Men

Marcis Shelton (Mill Valley, Calif.)

Andrew Strohmeyer (Mount Airy, Md.; CXHAIRS Devo / Trek Bikes)

Jules Van Kempen (Chapel Hill, N.C.; Cervelo / OrangeLiving)

Dylan Zakrajsek (Grand Junction, Colo.)


U23 Women

Mia Aseltine (Littleton, Colo.; Comp Edge Racing)

Ella Brenneman (Gibsonia, Penn.; CX Hairs Devo / Trek Bikes)

Keira Bond (Louisville, Colo.; CX Hairs Devo / Trek Bikes)

Lizzy Gunsalus (Dudley, Mass.; CCB Racing)

Kaya Musgrave (Littleton, Colo.; Cervelo / OrangeLiving)

Lauren Zoerner (Highlands Ranch, Colo.; Groove Off Road Racing Team)


Junior Men

Henry Coote (Manchester, Mass.; Comp Edge Racing)

Calvin Conaway (Zionsville, Ind.; Ignition Racing)

James Halverson (North Branch, Minn.; Minnesota Junior Cycling)

Miles Mattern (Rochester, N.Y.; CXHAIRS Devo / Trek Bikes)

Alexander Scopinich-Burgel (Concord, Mass.; New England Devo)

David Thompson (New Canaan, Conn.; AG2R Citroën U19 Team)

Luke Walter (Boulder, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)


Junior Women

Jorja Bond (Louisville, Colo.; Boulder Junior Cycling)

Lidia Cusack (Chevy Chase, Md.; CX Hairs Devo / Trek Bikes)

Vida Lopez de San Roman (Sebastopol, Calif.; Bear National Team)

Alyssa Sarkisov (North Potomac, Md.; CXHAIRS Devo / Trek Bikes)

Alyssa White (Elkins, W.V.; Finkraft Junior Cycling Team)

Cyclocross is not an Olympic sport; therefore, it is fully funded by generous contributions to the MudFund. If you would like to continue seeing American success, consider making a donation to the MudFund, here.

Visit USACycling.org for more information on the athletes, events, and membership programs, and follow @USACycling across all channels for the latest on Team USA.

For more information, contact Angelina Palermo at apalermo@usacycling.org.

ABOUT USA CYCLING (usacycling.org)

USA Cycling is the national governing body for the sport of cycling and oversees the disciplines of road, track, mountain bike, cyclocross, gravel, BMX, and esports. USA Cycling’s mission is to grow participation and engagement with the sport of bicycle racing and achieve sustained international success across all cycling disciplines. USA Cycling supports cyclists of all levels and abilities, from those just beginning in the sport to international caliber athletes. The organization identifies, develops, and selects cyclists to represent the United States in international competition through the support of youth and interscholastic programs, amateur and grassroots bike racing events, athlete development programs, and operational support for cycling clubs, racing teams, and event organizers. USA Cycling has a membership of 80,000, sanctions over 2,500 events annually, and is a member of the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) and United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee (USOPC).