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Arizona riders help earn gold at Paracycling Road Nationals

They won the race by more than two minutes and 20 seconds!
David Berling of Avondale, Ryan Pinney of Cave Creek and Will Groulx of Portland. (Photo: Missy Berling)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - A paracycling team with two Arizona riders won a gold medal at the U.S. Paracycling Road Nationals Wednesday.

David Berling of Avondale and Ryan Pinney of Cave Creek rode in the inaugural handcycle team relay with their teammate, Will Groulx of Portland.

They won the race by more than two minutes and 20 seconds, earning a gold for the Paralyzed Veterans Racing Team.

Berling has previously set a course record in 2016 in the hand crank division at the Air Force Marathon in Ohio, beating the old record by about four minutes.