Felt Bicycles is pleased to announce pro mountain bike rider Cameron Zink (USA) is the newest member of the 2008 Felt team. A highly accomplished gravity rider and competitor, Cam is perhaps best known for slopestyle and freeriding ability. His past accomplishments include a US National Championship, a member of the US National Team and a 1st place finish at the 2006 Crankworx Slopestyle event in Whistler, BC, Canada.The 22 year-old Reno, Nevada resident is in the final stages of a knee repair and is feeling healthy and motivated for a great 2008 season beginning with the Sea Otter Classic in April. In addition to this Cam expects to be at the 5-event Qashqai Urban Challenge Series peppered throughout Europe, as well as the Adidas Slopestyle (AUT), Colorado Crankworx (USA), TEVA Mountain Games (USA), Kokanee Crankwork (CAN), Bearclaw Invitational (CAN) and more.
"I am super-excited to be heading to Felt. Their products and reputation are absolutely first-rate", says Cam. "After speaking with their design and engineering group, it is very clear to me they really know what they are doing and are into continually developing their bikes and ideas with direct rider input. Look at what they have done in other areas of the sport. The whole thing is a bit of a dream come true."
Felt USA Marketing Director, Doug Martin says, "Cam is an excellent fit for us and I am sure will be a tremendous ambassador and source of ongoing feedback. He is young, talented and understands what it takes to be a pro – a winning recipe. Between him, our award-winning Equilink™ suspension bikes, and what will be more upcoming athlete announcements, we feel like our fat tire program is right on track."www.feltracing.com