The U.S. team qualified 11 riders for Saturday's final sessions, including second-place finishes by Connor Fields (Henderson, Nev./Chase BMX) in the elite men's time trial and Brooke Crain (Visalia, Calif./Haro Bicycles) in the elite women's time trial. Fields' time of 29.156 was second only to Great Britain's Liam Phillips winning time of 28.942 in the men's time trial, while in the women's event Crain posted a time of 33.561. Only Laura Smulders of the Netherlands had a faster time, crossing the line in 33.251.
Other U.S. riders advancing in the men's divisions were Steven Cisar (Altadena, Calif./Avent Bombshell), Collin Hudson (Longmont, Colo./Redline Bicycles), Sean Gaian (Santee, Calif./Factory GT Bicycles), Corben Sharrah (Tucson, Ariz./Haro), David Herman (Wheat Ridge, Colo./ Free
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