Team USA

Mountain Bike

Technical courses, knobby tires, and fierce competition. Check out Team USA riders competing in Cross-Country (XCO), Downhill, 4-Cross, and Marathon disciplines, and the programs that help Team USA dominate international events.

Support Programs

Hard work does pay off. USA Cycling is proud to support high-performing athletes with financial, technological, and logistical programs that allow them to focus their efforts even further.

Athletes qualify for different levels of support -- Gold, Silver, Bronze, and National Development Team -- based on results. 

Program Qualification Guidelines and Benefits [PDF]

Development Pathway

Key Events

For information on how to qualify or get nominated for event team participation, sponsorship programs, and other requirements, please visit the International Events page.

Our staff

MTB Elite Athletics


Performance Director, MTB

Formerly a competitive mountain bike and cyclo-cross racer, Marc Gullickson has represented the United States at 12 UCI Mountain Bike and Cyclo-cross World Championships throughout his racing career. 

As USA Cycling Mountain Bike Programs Director, Marc manages all aspects of USA Cycling’s development and elite athlete mountain bike programs. At the 2012 Olympics in London he directed the USA Mountain Bike Team to a Bronze medal in the women’s cross-country competition. Marc is based at the USA Cycling headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado.