Keegan Swenson

World record holder and professional mountain biker Keegan Swenson joins Lynn and Pete on The Mountain Life. Keegan is the most decorated cyclist to come out of Park City where he was born and raised. Now a Heber resident, he will tell the story of how he set a world record on Pine Canyon Road, between Midway and Bonanza Flat, several weeks ago, to raised money for MS. 

Dave McElwaine

 

Park City mountain biker Keegan Swenson was named to Team USA’s Olympic mountain biking long team for next year’s Tokyo Games on June 11. With competition on hold this summer and the Olympics postponed due to COVID-19, Swenson has had some adjusting to do.

 

For anyone in Park City, there is no shortage of opportunities to get out on a mountain bike. Pro mountain biker Keegan Swenson was an active kid growing up in town and said his career may have looked pretty different if he didn’t call the trails in Park City home.

 

SoHo Bike Fest

The Soldier Hollow Bike Festival runs Thursday through Sunday. They’re expecting more than 600 mountain bike racers, including some of the best riders in North America. It’ll showcase top level mountain bike racing as well as an abundance of activities.

Soldier Hollow Bike Fest Race Director and Director of the Summit Bike Club,  MJ Turner has organized the four-day mountain bike stage race. This will be the third year and he says it’s ranked as an S-1 event with UCI cycling.

Local Pro Keegan Swenson Wins The Whiskey 50

May 4, 2018
Keegan Swenson

Professional Mountain Biker, Keegan Swenson was born and raised in Park City. Last weekend, he took first place in a race that is one of the most competitive mountain bike events in pro off road racing.  Carolyn Murray has this. 

On today's Local News Hour, host Leslie Thatcher speaks with Summit County Council Member Claudia McMullin about Mountain Accord and the name change of Friends of Animals. Park City Planning Commissioner Nann Worrel has some of the highlights of Wednesday's meeting, including the approval of Central Park City Condos and the continuation of Alice Claim. Ginger Ries with the Park City Restaurant Association has details about this summer's Cocktail Contest and 21 year old mountain biker and Park City Native Keegan Swenson is hoping to qualify for next summer's Olympics in Rio.

USA Cycling

Following the recent National Mountain Bike Championships in Pennsylvania, competitors from Park City littered the podium and brought home a handful of national titles. Lynn Ware Peek has more.

Nathanial Williams

Park City mountain bike racer Keegan Swenson finished in the top 15 in his first world cup race of the season.  KPCW's Leslie Thatcher has more.