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Jake Thompson Commits to Furman University

Jake Thompson Commits to Furman University

Continuing in the tradition of graduating fine student-athletes to fine universities with excellent cycling programs, the Endurance Team is excited to announce that senior Jake Thompson has committed to Furman University. “Jake has been an asset to Miller School of Albemarle, both academically and athletically, and I am excited to [...]

 
Leo Yip Wins San Dimas King of the Mountains

Leo Yip Wins San Dimas King of the Mountains

San Dimas Stage Race in hills of California ranks as one of the most competitive junior cycling stage races in the country. Like Green Mountain Stage Race in Vermont and  l’Abitibi in Canada, the event attracts some the best up-and-coming talent in North America. Two MSA riders, Leo Yip (Junior) and [...]

 
End of the Semester Awards Ceremony

End of the Semester Awards Ceremony

Yesterday had all of MSA gathered together to celebrate the best of our best (because everyone at MSA is the best, and we already know that!) with our end of the third semester Awards Ceremony. Both academic and athletic awards were given, and there were many proud moments. Below is [...]

 
Va H.S. Cycling League RaceYork River State Park

Va H.S. Cycling League RaceYork River State Park

Virginia High School Cycling League, Race #2 York River State Park, September 21, 2014 Race #2 of the Virginia High School Cycling League moved eastward this past weekend to York River State Park, a beautiful park located near Virginia’s historic triangle of Colonial Williamsburg, Jamestown, and Yorktown. The course was [...]

 
MSA Hosts Inaugural Va High School Cycling League Race

MSA Hosts Inaugural Va High School Cycling League Race

This Sunday, MSA  hosted the inaugural Virginia High School Cycling League mountain bike race.  Around 100 middle and high school racers participated in the event. News article/coverage via NEWSPLEX.com: Riders took to the grass, rocks and hills to compete in the first NICA mountain bike race. NICA stands for the [...]

 
MSA Hosts Growing School Mountain Bike Race

MSA Hosts Growing School Mountain Bike Race

Video via Newsplex.com Students from around Virginia competed in cycling race in Albemarle County. The Miller School hosted a race for the Virginia High School Mountain Bike Race Series. Miller’s home course is the third stop on the five-race schedule. “Our goal here is to turn mountain biking into a [...]

 
MSA Biking In The News

MSA Biking In The News

      VAHS joins national high school cycling association Accomplished pro cyclists give back to Virginia high school students Peter Hufnagel peter@virginiamtb.org 434.987.5406 www.virginiamtb.org NICA Contact: Paul Skilbeck paul@nationalmtb.org 415.516.1444 www.nationalmtb.org ALBEMARLE, Va. – Virginia was announced April 12 as the newest state in a nationwide school cycling program [...]

 
Development Rider Jake King Graduates to Collegiate and Pro Ranks

Development Rider Jake King Graduates to Collegiate and Pro Ranks

Miller School of Albemarle Senior Jake King recently was the featured story at USA Cycling Communique! It begins: Eighteen-year-old Jake King is proving to be more than the kid brother of professional cyclist Ben King. The younger King has spent time in USA Cycling’s Development Program, the Hot Tubes Development [...]

 
Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences for Endurance Team Members at Richmond Endurance Symposium

Once-in-a-Lifetime Experiences for Endurance Team Members at Richmond Endurance Symposium

Riders privileged to meet world-famous coach and Tour de France veteran On Saturday, February 1, many of the country’s foremost experts on endurance sport gathered in Richmond, Virginia, for the Richmond Endurance Athlete Symposium and Expo. While there were many speakers Endurance Team members were excited to listen to, two [...]

 
Campus Trails Service Group Combines Forces with WWOWW to Construct Mountain Bike Skills Park

Campus Trails Service Group Combines Forces with WWOWW to Construct Mountain Bike Skills Park

In the vein of always looking for exciting new additions to the network of MSA campus trails, the Sustainable Trail Design and Engineering WWOWW group took it upon themselves to design and build a professional-level mountain bike skills park. Taking cues from other highly-touted parks, the students focused on elevated [...]