Columbia Falls’ Grant, Kalispell’s Sedivy Qualify for Mountain Bike World Championships

More than 300 of the world’s top mountain bikers from 35 countries are competing

By Dillon Tabish
Damon Sedivy. Courtesy image

The Flathead Valley has a pair of racers traveling to Australia for the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships next month.

Rose Grant, a professional cyclist from Columbia Falls, is one of five American women selected to race in the elite cross country competition.

Damon Sedivy, an 18-year-old racer from Kalispell, qualified for the Australia competition after placing fourth at the USA Cycling Mountain Bike National Championships in West Virginia. Sedivy competed in the mens junior 17-18 division of downhill racing.

More than 300 of the world’s top mountain bikers from 35 countries are competing at the world championship event, Sept. 5-10, in Cairns, Australia.

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