Member Spotlight - Melanie Colavito

Member Spotlight - Melanie Colavito

2012 AZCycling Rider of the Year

http://www.azcycling.com/2012-riders-of-the-year

 

 

AGE: 27, RESIDENCE: Tucson, AZ
EDUCATION: Master in Geography, 2009, U of A
CURRENT EMPLOYMENT: Teaching Assistant, GIS Technology, U of A
 

CYCLING AFFILIATIONS:
USAC Member – Since 2003: Category 1 in Road/ Cyclocross & Professional in MTB
University of Arizona Cycling Club Member – 2003 – Present

CYCLING CONTRIBUTIONS:
AZ Bicycle Racing Association (ABRA) Board of Directors: Treasurer (2012 – present)
AZ Women’s Cycling Task Force: Founder (2012 – present)
Missing Link Coaching/ Specialized: Team Captain, Sponsorship Coordinator, Webmaster, 2009 – 2011

CYCLING RESULTS:
2012: AZ State Road Championships (Cat 1/2): 1st
2012 AZ State Crit Championships (Cat 1/2): 2nd
2012 Tour of the Gila Inner Loop Road Race - NRC 18th
2012 Tour of the Gila General Classification - NRC 19th

2011: Collegiate Road Nationals D1: 4th RR & 6th Omnium
SW Collegiate RR Champs: 1st
2010: Women’s SnowBowl Hill Climb Record
Collegiate Road Nationals D1 RR: 4th
Tour of Gila: 10th GC & 7th Gila Monster RR
2009: AZ State Team Time Trial: 1st
Elite US Road Nationals: 34th TT & 33rd RR
Collegiate Road Nationals D1: 4th RR; 5th Omium; 4th TTT
2008: Attended USAC Women’s Talent ID Camp
AZ Copper Cup Series Champ – Women 1/2
Collegiate Road Nationals D1: 4th RR & 3rd TTT
AZ State Pro MTB Champs: 1st