Luna Professional Mountain Bike Team
The LUNA Professional Mountain Bike Team goes into 2006 with an expanded roster that includes the addition of two-time Olympian, Jimena Florit (ARG) and rising star Georgia Gould. Shonny Vanlandingham, Katerina Hanusova, Marla Streb, and Alison Dunlap will return for another season in varying capacities.

The competition squad—Vanlandingham, Hanusova, Florit and Gould—will focus primarily on cross-country racing in defense of their NORBA National titles. They will also attend selected World Cup and X-Terra events in 2006.

Alison Dunlap and Marla Streb remain on the team as Ambassadors to the program. Dunlap will attend events conducting women’s rides & clinics. She will also provide coaching advice to LUNA’s pro athletes and Ambassadors. Marla will preserve the gravity aspect of the program as she continues serving as LUNA’s one-woman PR machine and part-time racer. (Pregnant at the time of this writing, Streb has vowed to return and win the U.S. National Downhill Championship later this season!)

Luna Professional Triathlon Team
The LUNA Pro Triathlon Team has been integrated into the Team LUNA Chix fold for 2006, aligning management, sponsorship and visual presentation with that of the Pro Mountain Bike Team. This three-woman squad will attend national events including the Ironman World Championships, Wildfower, and The Escape From Alcatraz Triathlons. The 2006 LUNA Pro Triathlon Team will see the return of Terra Castro, a proven winner in elite triathlons, accompanied by swimming ace Linda Gallo, winner of three races during in 2005. They will be joined by a third athlete yet to be determined.

Breast Cancer Fund
LUNA Pro Teams will continue to generate revenue for the Breast Cancer Fund through their annual eBay auction of a LUNA Pro Mountain Bike Team membership for the Sea Otter Classic and other programs directed at increasing funding for the San Francisco based non-pro•t. LUNA Pro Teams will also continue to create awareness for the Breast Cancer Fund by prominently displaying its logo on team uniforms, in print collateral, and on support vehicles.

LUNA Professional Mountain Bike Team Roster

Shonny Vanlandingham
2004 & 2005 NORBA National Series Cross Country Champion
2005 U.S. National Short Track Champion

Katerina Hanusova
2005 NORBA National Series Short Track Champion
Three-Time Czech Republic Olympic Team Member

Alison Dunlap
1996 & 2000 U.S. Olympic Team member
2001 World Mountain Bike Champion
2002 World Cup Overall Champion
Three-time U.S. National Cross Country Champion
Three-time U.S. National Short Track Cross Country Champion

Marla Streb
Two-time U.S. National Downhill Champion
2005 World Single Speed Champion
2003 World Cup Downhill Final Winner

Jimena Florit
Two-Time Argentinean Olympic Team Member
2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist
Two-Time NORBA National Series Cross Country Champion
Two-Time NORBA National Series Short Track Champion

Jimena Florit
Two-Time Argentinean Olympic Team Member
2003 Pan American Games Gold Medalist
Two-Time NORBA National Series Cross Country Champion
Two-Time NORBA National Series Short Track Champion

Georgia Gould
Top ten overall, 2005 NORBA Short Track and Cross Country Series

LUNA Pro Triathlon Team Roster
Terra Castro
Linda Gallo
Athlete TBD

Sponsors
LUNA Pro Teams have again aligned themselves with the best sponsors in the bicycle industry. The most signifcant sponsorship change from years past is a bike switch to Orbea. LUNA Pro Teams chose Orbea for the simple reason that they offer the best possible equipment for all aspects of the LUNA program.
Title Sponsor: Luna Bar - Whole Nutrition for Women
Other Sponsors Include:
Orbea Bicycles
Fox Racing Shocks
Maxxis Tires
Sugoi Clothing
Giro Helmets
Mavic Wheels
adidas Footwear
Vetta Computers and Heart Rate Monitors
Ergon Grips
Syntace Bar, Stem & Seatpost
Pedro’s
Ironman Wetsuits
Stans No-Tubes
Clif Bar & Clif Shot
Treo Communications
Contact: Dave McLaughlin - 415.332.4301
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