Meet The Beets

2020 Team Roster

Singletrack Surgeon

Anna Kelso

Anna is a mother of 2 with an inspirational spirit that is infectious.  She is all heart and carries that into her racing where she tears up the technical tracks in XC and marathon distance.  She put on a show last year at the Pro XC race at Nationals rippin through the rain soaked rock garden.

Single Speed Assassin  

Samantha Welter

Sam Smash equally rails XC and Enduro tracks. She owns Empower Performance Therapy, is a certified athletic trainer, and pancake connoisseur.  

In 2019 Sam took 4th in SingleSpeed and 12th in Pro Enduro at Nationals.

Queen of Speed

Celeste Cannon

Owns most of the NoCo QOM's, always leaves us in awe racing XC and marathon distances locally and nationally.  Celeste works at Colorado State University as a Large Animal Technician.  She is Colorado’s two-time XC Pro Women’s State Champion reigning 2018-19.

Dirt Evangelist

Becky Mikrut

Is a web designer during the day, and competes at UCI XC and Cyclocross races throughout the country.  She makes the boys at the local short track races cry.

Nature Gurl

Valerie Collins



Maria Esswein 

With a smile we couldn't resist, Maria joins us in 2020.  Always up for the crazy, the spontaneous, and the most challenging treks, Maria is hoping to race Breck Epic this year, and disappear into the high country whenever possible. 

OG Mistress of Beet
Jenny Gerow
Loves tutu’s, parties, and crushing spirits on climbs.  Jenny competes in Road, Mountain and Cyclocross.  She is currently studying for her Master's Degree in counseling in Seattle, continuing to spread her sparkling beet magic.

Crusher of Souls

Bella Oleksy

Graduated from Colorado State University in 2019 with a Ph.D. in Ecology.  As an OG Beet, Bella is an ambassador for women's equality in sport, representin' in the state of New York.  You'll find her racing less and explorin' more in 2020.

Mighty Mama

Tenae Jones

it's a family affair

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