Rio Grande Rattlers club finishing up successful season

Rio Grande Rattler Cameron Roberts

SAN LUIS VALLEY — The San Luis Valley Rattlers High School Mountain Bike Team continues to have a successful season this year. SAN LUIS VALLEY — The San Luis Valley Rattlers High School Mountain Bike Team continues to have a successful season this year.
Seven riders are racing toward the end of the season and hoping to secure a position at the state championship race in Durango Oct. 20-21.
The team is composed of the following riders: Devin Arellano, Alamosa High School senior; Kristin David, Sargent High School junior; Marian Kidd, Sargent High School sophomore; Cameron Roberts, Home-Schooled sophomore; Landon Tolsma, Monte Vista High School sophomore and Sebastian Steffens, Del Norte freshman. Coaches include: Brian Stevenson, head coach; Larry Roberts, team director; Kathy & Terry Daley; Mark Skinner; Paul Steward, Mark Loy and Erik Suttles, team mechanic.
The team completes the regular season on Oct. 6 in Eagle, Colo. Currently the team sits in sixth place in the “C” division which is composed of teams composed of 12 riders or less.
Roberts is currently in eighth place in the JV boys category along with Arellano sitting in 58th place. David sits in 24th place for the JV girls. Kidd remains in 28th place in the sophomore girls category. Tolsma is in 122nd place in the sophomore boys and freshman Steffens rides strong in 54th place.
The Rattlers encourage riders of any age to sign up for the 12 Hours of Penitence Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, Oct. 13. Proceeds from this event support Youth on Bikes including the Rattlers Team.
Seven riders are racing toward the end of the season and hoping to secure a position at the state championship race in Durango Oct. 20-21.
The team is composed of the following riders: Devin Arellano, Alamosa High School senior; Kristin David, Sargent High School junior; Marian Kidd, Sargent High School sophomore; Cameron Roberts, Home-Schooled sophomore; Landon Tolsma, Monte Vista High School sophomore and Sebastian Steffens, Del Norte freshman. Coaches include: Brian Stevenson, head coach; Larry Roberts, team director; Kathy & Terry Daley; Mark Skinner; Paul Steward, Mark Loy and Erik Suttles, team mechanic.
The team completes the regular season on Oct. 6 in Eagle, Colo. Currently the team sits in sixth place in the “C” division which is composed of teams composed of 12 riders or less.
Roberts is currently in eighth place in the JV boys category along with Arellano sitting in 58th place. David sits in 24th place for the JV girls. Kidd remains in 28th place in the sophomore girls category. Tolsma is in 122nd place in the sophomore boys and freshman Steffens rides strong in 54th place.
The Rattlers encourage riders of any age to sign up for the 12 Hours of Penitence Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, Oct. 13. Proceeds from this event support Youth on Bikes including the Rattlers Team.


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