Ross Muecke


The award of Ultra Cyclist of Distinction is the highest award conferred by WUCA. Past winners of the UCD award include Russ Loomis, Dan Driscoll, and Hugh Gapay. And WUCA is proud to announce the latest winner of this prestigious award: Ross Muecke. I recently conducted an email interview with Ross to find out more about his quest for this award. DC: When did you first learn about the UCD award? RM: In 2007, I had gotten it into my head that I needed to be RAAM qualified.  At the time I had no interest whatsoever in actually riding RAAM.  [...]

Ross Muecke2023-04-03T19:35:34-07:00

Chris “Hoppo” Hopkinson


Chris Hopkinson (known to most as Hoppo) is the newest recipient of the UltraCyclist-of-distinction (UCD) award, based upon an outstanding three-year period of performance and service. In 2012, Hoppo took ninth place in the Ultra Cup and the World Cup with over 100 points in each. Almost doubling his points in 2013, Hoppo moved up to second in both competitions. And to cap it all, in 2014 Hoppo took second in the World Cup and won the Ultra Cup, with over 600 points in each competition. As part of his string of Cup performances, Hoppo also won the 12 Hour [...]

Chris “Hoppo” Hopkinson2023-04-03T19:35:34-07:00

John and Nancy Guth


Nancy Guth Nancy Guth earned her UCD award for the years 2009-20013, with Cup competition, record setting, RAAM Qualifying and RAAM itself. Nancy’s Cup exploits from 2009-2013 include 165 points in 2012 and 210 points in 2013, gained by racing as a team with her husband John. In both 2012 and 2013, Nancy and John won the Cup championship for Mixed Team category (both Ultra Cup and World Cup). In 2011, Nancy set a RAAM record as part of the two-woman team RAAM Boomers (age 60+), in which she paired with Mary Florian to complete the 2990 mile race in [...]

John and Nancy Guth2023-04-03T19:35:33-07:00
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