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Adam Craig became Junior World Champion at age 17 and has since won 16 National Titles in the disciplines of XC, Marathon XC, Super D and Cyclo Cross. Adam is one of the most versatile riders on the planet and was a member of the 2008 US Olympic Team that competed in the Bejing Olympics.

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We are pleased to announce the second annual NICA Awards Banquet to recognize and celebrate NICA’s outstanding student athletes, dedicated coaches, and passionate volunteer community that support the high school mountain biking revolution.

Join professional mountain biker, Adam Craig and NICA Development Director, Ben Capron for an in depth interview and multi-media presentation chronicling Craig’s epic quest for Olympic glory in the 2012 London Olympics. Hear how Craig’s career started when he joined his local high school mountain biking team, how his career has evolved in the ten years he has been racing as a professional and what it is going to take to qualify for the 2012 US Olympic Team and compete on the world stage. You’ll also have a chance to bid on one of 10 VIP spots and join Adam Craig for an Olympic Training Ride on Mt. Tam.

Event hosts, CLIF Bar & Company are opening their doors and their kitchen for this special event in their brand new energy-efficient headquarters in Emeryville, California. Executive Chef Scott Erickson and his expert staff at Kali’s Kitchen will create a custom menu highlighting the seasonal offerings supplied by their network of organic farmers. The meal will be paired with wine from the CLIF Family Winery & Farm.

Location: CLIF Bar & Company, 1451 66th Street, Emeryville, California

Date: Saturday, January 14th, 2012

Time: 5:00 – 8:30 PM

Parking: The CLIF Bar & Company parking garage on the northwest corner of the Emerytech building off 66th Street will be open to event attendees. Simply tell the security officer at the gate that you are here for a Clif Bar event. Signs inside the garage will point you to the event entrance.

Lodging: Hyatt Summerfield Suites is offering a discounted $109 rate for a one bedroom suite (1 king or double beds). Please call 800-466-1906 by midnight 12/28/11 and mention “NICA Awards” to make your reservation. Please contact if you have trouble receiving the discounted rate.