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Lidia Cusack

Age: 13
Team: U-17 Girls

Lidia is one of the fastest young female cyclists in the country and is ranked within the top three in the nation among 13-14 girls for cyclocross. She was the MABRA champion in cyclocross for five years in a row. She finished second at cyclocross nationals in Louisville, KY, third at mountain bike nationals in Snowshoe, WV, and fifth at road race nationals in Hagerstown, MD. Lidia also finished second in her age class in the Virginia High School (VAHS) mountain bike series in 2019. Lidia is proud to be a founding member of the dcDevo women’s team and looks forward to many more local, national, and maybe even international competitions. Lidia started racing with the Rock Creek Velo junior program. She is in eighth grade, lives in Chevy Chase, MD, and attends Silver Creek Middle School.

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Alyssa Sarkisov

Age: 13
Team: U-17 Girls

Alyssa is one of best young female cyclists in the country. In six junior national championships, she has won five national medals, including two silvers. Alyssa’s goal is to win road nationals. She is an eighth grader at Eastern Middle School in Silver Spring, Maryland. Alyssa joined the Rock Creek Velo junior cycling team when she was seven and has been competing ever since.

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Katherine Sarkisov

Age: 16
Team: U-17 Girls

Katherine is a national champion in cyclocross (2018) and in six years of racing has won 12 national medals. In 2019, she finished third at cyclocross nationals in Washington state. Katherine races cyclocross for CX Hairs Devo and hopes to race cyclocross in Europe. She joined DC Devo from Total Civil Construction p/b Battley Harley-Davidson and got her start with the Rock Creek Velo junior program. She is a junior at Thomas S. Wootton High School in Rockville, MD.