The soon to start US Pro Challenge 2013 has recently announced about the coveted jerseys the riders would be vying for in the esteemed championship. According to sources, the race will be coming up with several honors to compete for- jerseys for overall leader, climber, sprinter, most courageous cyclist and best young cyclist. All the jerseys feature catching designs enabling the fans to identify their present leaders throughout the event. The US Pro Challenge will be hosted at Colorado from August 19 to 25, 2013.
This year the US Pro Challenge honor jerseys are launched by a collaborative effort of new and returning partners of the race. The 3 new partners namely, Colorado State University, Clif Bar and FirstBank have joined hands with Nissan and Smashburger to present the award jerseys for the race. Nissan and Smashburger have been with the elite Colorado race since its maiden session in 2011.
Pearl Izumi, the leading sports apparel agency & the official apparel partner of the race since 2011, would be producing the award jerseys. There is the Leader Smashburger Jersey for the cyclist with least cumulative elapsed duration throughout the race. Then, there is the Sprint Cliff Bar jersey for the rider with the maximum bonus points that are offered on the basis of sprint-line performances- and on finishing stage in top fifteen places. Nissan is sponsoring the coveted jersey for the strongest rider. The Colorado race involves the toughest mountainous terrain in pro cycling with higher elevations in comparison to any other cycling races.
FirstBank is reportedly sponsoring the honorable jersey for the most courageous cyclist in the race and the jersey representing best young cyclist is patronized by Colorado State University. “Each of the jerseys carries some special significance & each of partners patronizing it plays a major part in celebrating the amazing athletes, honoring their incredible endeavor on road”, stated Shawn Hunter, the CEO of the Colorado race.