Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Big field of cyclists climb Bogus Basin

Jorgenson, Bevilaqua are winners

A young cyclist from Boise and an Ironman triathlon champion from Perth, Australia were men's and women's winners of the 39th annual Bogus Basin Hill Climb Aug. 20 on a 14.5-mile course with 3,500 feet of climbing near Boise.

Kristo Jorgenson, 18, the reigning Junior 17-18 national time trial champion riding for Boise's BYRDS team, won the climb in 55:50, nine seconds better than 42-year-old Richard Feldman of Ketchum (55:59). In third place was Ketchum's Miles Fink-Debray (56:01).

Women's winner, in 80th place of 283 finishers, was Kate Bevilaqua (1.09:52), the Ironman Western Australia champion from last year. There were 283 finishers, 255 men and 28 women. Overall results:

1—Kristo Jorgenson, Boise (Byrds) 55:50. 2—Richard Feldman (Durance/Colgano) 55:59 (1st 40-44). 3—Miles Fink-Debray 56:01 (1st 19-29). 6—Michael Tobin of Boise 56:38 (1st 45-49). 10—Whit Albright of Boise 58:17 (2nd 40-44).

26—Brad Walker 1.02:50 (7th 19-29). 45—Kris Thoreson 1.04:48 (6th 50-59). 49—Dan Daigh 1.05:56 (7th 50-59). 72—Scott Grill 1.08:50 (8th 50-59). 80—Katie Bevilaqua of Boise, women's winner, 1.09:52. 81—Ray Liermann 1.10:00 (10th 50-59). 83—Grady Burnett 1.10:12 (11th 45-49). 105—Rick Knoebel 1.12:57 (12th 50-59). 117—Jon Holmquist 1.14:26 (15th 50-59).

157—William Collins 1.18:33 (22nd 45-49). 170—John Swyers 1.20:11 (7th 60-plus). 179—Jim Walker 1.21:41 (28th 50-59). 180—Susan Thoreson 1.21:55 (2nd 50-59, 10th woman). 222—Mariel Platt 1.30:02 (3rd 19-29, 15th woman). 229—Roger Miller 1.30:26 (12th 60-plus).

230—Kenneth Edwards 1.30:27 (45th 40-44). 238—David Taylor 1.32:10 (45th 50-59). 246—Tom Campion 1.34:38 (15th 60-plus). 251—Nanette Hinton 1.37:25 (5th 50-59, 20th woman). 257—Carol Rank 1.39:12 (6th 50-59, 23rd woman). 275—Charley French 1.52:28 (18th 60-plus).

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