Elevate-KHS adds sprint options with Young and Castillo

Two-time US criterium champion Eric Young will move from Rally Cycling to Elevate-KHS in 2019

US Continental team Elevate-KHS has bolstered its sprint train significantly for 2019, adding two-time US criterium champion Eric Young from Rally and welcoming back Mexican Ulises Castillo after he spent two years with the now-defunct Jelly Belly-Maxxis team. Elevate-KHS finalised its roster this week with the announcement of four new signings, including Young, Castillo, Kyle Swanson and two-time Canadian U23 time trial champion Adam Roberge. Young, who was US criterium champion in 2011 and 2013, has proven to be one of the top North American sprinters over his career, winning stages at the Tour of Korea, GP Cycliste de Saguenay, Vuelta Mexico, Tour of Utah and the Starsko Proljeće in Croatia. “Eric brings a high level of leadership and hunger to our program," said team director Heath Blackgrove. "He is really fired up to prove he is still the fastest sprinter in America, and his commitment on and off the ...

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