GNCC University Returns to Snowshoe Mountain
From Top GNCC Pros
Morgantown, W. Va. (June 1, 2011) - The
Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series is
happy to announce the return of GNCC University
(GNCC U) to the Snowshoe Campus June 22-24, in
conjunction with the MotoSport.com Snowshoe GNCC
June 25 and 26.
Led by Dean of motorcycles, 7-Time AMA
National Enduro Champion Randy Hawkins, this
year's bike instructors include 5-Time AMA
National Hare Scramble Champion Jason Raines,
2009 XC1 Champion Paul Whibley, 3-Time GNCC
Champion Thad Duvall, Jordon Milbauer and Jordan
Dean of ATVs, 9-Time GNCC Champion Bill
Ballance, will lead this year's ATV instructors,
including current XC2 points leader Walker
Fowler, Taylor Kiser, 7-Time GNCC Champion Traci
Cecco and Johnny Gallagher.
The panel of professional instructors will
head several groups of students according to
bike size and riding level to ensure each
student is learning with a group similar to
his/her riding ability. Students will learn
proper navigation of up hills, down hills, grass
tracks, woods, rocks and mud, as well as how to
handle competitive starts. Students will also
participate in lectures about sportsmanship,
training, nutrition and mental preparation.
Reservations are on a first-come first-serve
basis as there are only fourty spots each for
both the bike and ATV disciplines - totaling 80
spots. Students must provide their own equipment
and be at least 8 years of age, and machines
must be 85cc or larger.
"We are excited to showcase our riders and
their talents on top of helping other riders
achieve their goals - whether that includes
winning the C class or the Pro class, bikes or
ATVs, there's something for everyone here at
GNCC U," said Dean of bikes Randy Hawkins.
"We're just happy to give back to the sport that
has allowed us all to enjoy what we're doing
every day," Hawkins added.GNCC University is in
session from June 22-24, 2011. Tuition, Room &
Board is less than $400 per student.
Registration is now open through Snowshoe
Mountain Resort. To reserve a spot, call the
office at 877-441-4386.
About GNCC Racing
The Can-Am Grand National Cross Country Series
is America's premier off-road racing series.
Founded in 1979, the 13-round championship is
produced exclusively by Racer Productions. Cross
country racing is one of the most physically
demanding sports in the world. The grueling
three-hour GNCC races lead as many as 1,800
riders through tracks ranging in length from 10
to 12 miles, competing for more than $3 million
in prizes. With varied terrain, including hills,
woods, mud, dirt, rocks and motocross sections,
GNCC events are tests of both survival and
speed. For more information, please visit