USA Cycling announced Wednesday that Boulder had won the bid to host the 2014 Cyclocross National Championships at Valmont Bike Park. A committee from USA Cycling visited all three potential host cities in January. Boulder's Valmont Bike Park was their final stop on the tour, and Smith said organizers "came back just raving about the course." "A huge factor was the Valmont Bike Park, itself," Smith said. "It's one of the only permanent cyclocross courses around." "It offers great terrain and great facilities around the course," she added. City of Boulder Vamont Bike Park director Michael Eubank said the park was built for both daily recreation for the community and national and international events, like this.
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