Wealing Rides Felt to XTERRA Mexico Win!
Monday, September 06, 2010
Mexico — Felt-sponsored multisport athlete Seth Wealing won the XTERRA Mexico Championship on Saturday, repeating his 2009 win at the off-road triathlon in Valle de Bravo.
Wealing, who lives in Boulder, Colorado, mastered the slippery, muddy bike course on his Felt Nine. He chased South African Dan Hugo, finishing 1 minute behind, and then surged ahead on the run to take the win.
“The first lap [of the bike] was pretty hectic with Dan Hugo, Francisco Sorono and I racing tight,” Wealing said. “The second lap was incredibly slippery and muddy, and I focused on making sure to make no mistakes and avoid crashes.”
Wealing put in the fastest run by two minutes, eventually beating Hugo by 1:14.
XTERRA MEXICO CHAMPIONSHIP
1. Seth Wealing, 2:18:35
2. Dan Hugo, 2:19:21
3. Francisco Serrano, 2:21:16
4. Octavio Chetto, 2:38:46
5. Irvin Perez, 2:49:11