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Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

Tam Mountain Biking Season in Review

By Sam Pletcher and Sam Pletcher

June 3, 2016

On a sunny April day in Petaluma, the mountain bike team eagerly awaited results from their race. “We weren’t sure whether or not we beat Drake [High School] as an overall team,” sophomore Ian Pratt recalled. The mountain biking scene in recent years had been dominated by Drake, who had won five ...

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

Tam High Mountain Bike Team Wins NorCal D1 at Petaluma

By Calvin Rosevear

May 2, 2016

The Tam High mountain bike team came in first place out of NorCal Division one teams in their fourth race of the year on April 23. The race was the nearest to Tam, in Petaluma, and many team podiums (top five wins) contributed to the win. Nine total riders came in the top five for Tam, spread out throu...

Tam Students Compete in Mountain Bike Nationals

Sophomore Clayton Puckett racing Super D

October 3, 2013

Sophomore Clayton Puckett and fellow mountain biker Skyler Taylor, who rode for Tam from 2009 to 2012, raced to impressive finishes at the National Cycling Championships in Pennsylvania this summer. Puckett earned third place in the Junior 15-16 Super D race (a mixture of cross country and downhill)...

Mountain Bike Team Has New Attitude, Co-Coach

HOT ON HIS TAIL: Freshman Clayton Puckett prepares to pass a Terra Linda rider at a race in Folsom, CA on March 10. Photo courtesy of: Cody Duane-McGlashan

By Billie Mandelbaum

April 24, 2013

After a 13th place finish at last year’s state championship race, the mountain bike team seeks to build upon its past success as it begins the 2013 season. With a roster double the size of last year’s, including many new to the sport, the team has had strong showings so far at the season’s fi...