Vision Elite Team


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Nathan Guerra

Biography
Introduced to the sport of mountain biking at 21 years of age, Nathan has worked from the entry level in 2003 to become one of the top ranked mountain bikers at the National level. With a focus on regional racing in the Midwest over his career, Nathan is now branching out into International and World Cup racing to further his racing career. His passion and dedication for the Sport of Cycling is shown in founding Vision Cycling and producing its Mission: to make Cycling a Traditional sport through local communities. Nathan’s goal in life is “excellence in everything”, evident in his plans to take Vision not only to the highest level in the Sport, but also to become a model movement of growth for the future of mountain biking.

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    Current USA Cycling Pro National Ranking:  6th Cross Country

    Nationality: American
    Hometown: Oconomowoc, WI
    Age: 35  Height: 5'9"  Weight: 146lbs

    Racing Pro: 7 Years
    Disciplines: XC, CX, Road

    Husband & Father of five:
    Ages 12, 9, 7, 5, 3

    2015 Highlights

    Overall WORS Series: 2nd
    Iola Bump & Jump WI: 1st
    Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic WI: 1st
    Reforestation Ramble WI: 1st
    Hixon Forest Epic WI: 1st
    Deb’s Most Amazing Adventure WI: 1st
    Crystal Lake Classic WI: 2nd
    Battle of CamRock WI: 2nd
    Red Flint Firecracker WI: 2nd

    2016 Highlights

    Overall WORS Series: 1st
    Mount Morris Challenge WI: 1st
    Red Flint Firecracker WI: 1st
    Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic WI: 1st
    Iola Bump & Jump WI: 2nd
    Battle of CamRock WI: 3rd


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Beso Gavasheli

Biography
Beso Gavasheli is the first international Mountain Biker in Georgian history. He is a Six time National Champion of Georgia. Beso is the first Georgian to ever participate in World Cup races and World Championships. His main goal is to represent Georgia in the 2016 Olympic Games and he looks to be well on his way. Vision is extremely excited with all the potential Beso brings to the team in 2015 and beyond.

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    2013 National Champion XC
    2013 National Individual Time Trial Champion
    6 Time Georgian National XCO Champion

    Nationality: Georgian
    Age: 27  Height: 5'7" / 1.7m  
    Weight: 134lbs / 61kg

    Racing Pro: 7 Years
    Disciplines: XC & Road

    2013 Highlights

    Salcano MTB Cup C1: 10th
    UCI World Cup #1 Albstadt: 99th
    UCI World Cup #2 NoveMesto: 105th
    UCI World Cup #3 Val Di Sole: 97th
    UCI World Ranking: 186th

    2014 Highlights

    6x Georgian National Champion
    Georgian National ITT Champion
    Salamina Island MTB race, Greece: 22nd
    Salamina Island MTB race, Greece: 23rd
    Bitlis MTB Cup, Turkey: 18th
    UCI World Cup XCO, Windham: 92nd
    UCI World Cup XCO Mont-Sainte-Anne: 96th
    Grand Prix of Montenegro: 10th
    Alanya MTB cup, Turkey: 27th
    Ma'alot Tarshicha International, Israel: 13th
    Misgav Cup 2014 - Misgav, Israel: 28th
    Mishmar Haemek, Israel: 25th
    Mishmar Haemek, Israel: 29th
    Misgav Cup 2014 - Misgav, Israel: 28th


Lindsay Guerra

Biography
2015 was Lindsay’s first year back after a hiatus from racing into becoming an amazing mother of 5 children. In just her second year back in 2016 she grabbed a few Pro/Cat 1 wins and 2nd overall in the Wisconsin Off Road Series which was a great accomplishment! Lindsay is extremely motivated coming into the beginning of the 2017 season and looks to take her racing to the top level in the Midwest. Her main goals will be winning the Wisconsin Off Road Series and launching the Vision Cycling’s Women’s Initiative.

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    Nationality: American
    Age: 37  Height:   
    Weight:

    Racing Cat 1 Elite: 2 Years
    Disciplines: XC

    2015 Highlights
    Overall WORS Series: 3rd
    WORS Deb’s Most Amazing Adventure: 1st
    WORS Crystal Lake Classic: 2nd
    WORS Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic: 2nd
    WORS Treadfest: 2nd
    WORS Hixon Forest Epic: 2nd
    WORS Iola Bump & Jump: 3rd
    WORS Battle of CamRock: 3rd
    WORS Red Flint Firecracker: 3rd

    2016 Highlights

    Overall WORS Series: 2nd
    WORS Midwest Mountain Bike Championships: 1st
    WORS Sheboygan MTB Challenge: 1st
    WORS Red Flint Firecracker: 2nd
    WORS Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic: 2nd
    WORS Reforestation Ramble: 2nd
    WORS Iola Bump & Jump: 3rd
    WORS Mount Morris Challenge: 3rd
    WORS Treadfest: 3rd



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Brian Paterson

Biography
Competing in 2009's Wisconsin Off Road Series and Michigan's Iceman Cometh Challenge thoroughly infected Brian with the cycling bug. Over the next few years he continued pursuing his passion for racing by participating in races throughout Wisconsin and Illinois. In 2013 Brian joined Vision Cycling with ambitions of taking his racing career to the next level. With the help of Vision coach Nathan Guerra, he has achieved many wins including 1st place overall in 2015's Wisconsin Off Road Series Cat 2 Comp category, 2nd place in 2016's Wisconsin Off road Series Cat 1 Elite category 30-34 age group, and 20th overall in 2016's Wisconsin Off road Series Cat 1/Pro Elite category. The 2017 season marks Brian's second as a Cat 1 Elite where he hopes to continue pushing towards the top of the sport while representing Vision Cycling's values. In addition to being an accomplished racer, Brian is also Vision Cycling's website manager.

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    Nationality: American
    Age: 32  Height: 5'11"  
    Weight: 147lbs

    Racing Cat 1 Elite: 2 Years
    Disciplines: XC

    2015 Highlights

    WORS Series Cat 2 Overall Champion
    WORS Treadfest Cat 2 Comp Overall: 1st
    WORS Crystal Lake Classic Cat 2 Comp 30-34: 1st
    WORS Scarlet Knight Scramble Cat 2 Comp 30-34: 1st
    WORS Reforestation Ramble Cat 2 Comp 30-34: 1st
    WORS Hixon Forest Epic Cat 2 Comp 30-34: 1st
    Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic Hard Rock 48-mile: 70th Overall

    2016 Highlights

    WORS Series Cat1/Pro Elite Overall: 20th
    WORS Series Cat 1 Elite category age 30-34: 2nd
    WORS Reforestation Ramble Cat 1 Elite 30-34: 3rd
    WORS Red Flint Firecracker Cat 1 Elite 30-34: 4th
    WORS Hixon Forest Epic Cat 1 Elite age 30-34: 5th
    WORS Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic Cat 1 Elite age 30-34: 6th
    WORS Midwest Mountain Bike Championships (Short Track) Cat 1 Elite age 30-39: 6th
    Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic Hard Rock 48-mile: 54th Overall
    WEMS Southern Kettles Classic Mid Distance 6-lap Duo Team with Matt Paterson: 1st


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Matt Paterson

Biography
Though Matt was passionate about riding long before he began racing, 2009 was the first year he had cycled competitively. Predominately focusing on the Wisconsin Off Road Series and other local races he was able to work his way through the XC categories to Category 2 Comp. It was then that he joined the Vision Cycling team in 2013. With the expert coaching of Nathan Guerra, Matt placed 2nd overall in WORS Cat 2 Comp in 2015 and 1st place in 2016's Wisconsin off road Series Cat 1 Elite category 23-29 age group. Beginning his 9th season in 2017, Matt has no plans of slowing down by once again joining the Cat 1 Elite field. With focus on WORS, he will compete in other large regional races as every effort is made to have 2017 be his strongest.

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    Nationality: American
    Age: 25  Height: 6'0"  
    Weight: 168lbs

    Racing Cat 1 Elite: 2 Years
    Disciplines: XC

    2015 Highlights

    WORS Series Cat 2 Overall: 2nd
    WORS Iola Bump & Jump Cat 2 Comp 19-24: 1st
    WORS Crystal Lake Classic Cat 2 Comp 19-24: 1st
    WORS Scarlet Knight Scramble Cat 2 Comp 19-24: 1st
    WORS Colectivo Coffee Bean Classic Cat 2 Comp 19-24: 1st
    WORS Reforestation Ramble Cat 2 Comp 19-24: 1st
    Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic Hard Rock 48-mile: 68th Overall

    2016 Highlights

    WORS Series Cat1/Pro Elite Overall: 26th
    WORS Series Cat 1 Elite category age 23-29: 1st
    WORS Reforestation Ramble Cat 1 Elite 23-29: 2nd
    WORS Battle of CamRock Cat 1 Elite 23-29: 2nd
    WORS Hixon Forest Epic Cat 1 Elite age 23-29: 2nd
    WORS Mount Morris Challenge Cat 1 Elite age 23-29: 3rd
    Ore to Shore Mountain Bike Epic Hard Rock 48-mile: 37th Overall
    Chequamegon 40: 87th Overall
    WEMS Southern Kettles Classic Mid Distance 6-lap Duo Team with Brian Paterson: 1st


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Corey Hoggard

Biography
Corey spent the first years of his cycling career riding in the freestyle Bmx discipline. He spent his time as a sponsored Bmx rider in Greenville, NC training with some of the sports tops level athletes. Following some injuries and a move from the area Corey decided to focus on road cycling and triathlon training. Corey has evolved his talents quickly and is able to average between 300-400 watts during races and currently rides around 200 miles per week. Corey currently competes on Zwift with plans to race in the road cycling discipline as well as triathlon in 2017. Corey is excited to be a part of the elite team at Vision.