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Sedivy Finishes 27th, Grant 33rd at Mountain Bike World Championships

Grant concluded a stellar season that saw her come back from offseason knee surgery

A pair of local riders competed at the UCI Mountain Bike World Championships in Australia last weekend.

Damon Sedivy, an 18-year-old cyclist from Kalispell, placed 27th in the junior men’s downhill contest. He was the fourth-ranking rider from the U.S.

Rose Grant, a professional cyclist from Columbia Falls, finished 33rd in the elite women’s division, featuring the top riders in the world. Grant was the fourth-ranking U.S. rider.

Grant concluded a stellar season that saw her come back from offseason knee surgery and capture her fourth consecutive USA Cycling marathon national championship and take third in the short track national championship.