CALIFORNIA GIANT BERRY FARMS/SPECIALIZED

Tobin Ortenblad – or Tubbin, as his teammates call him – is a name to watch in U.S. cyclocross. The young Californian comes from a cycling family. His father, Rick, tests himself at local cyclocross events, sister Maddie has raced in the Nor Cal High School XC series and his mother is a bicycle commuter.

Tobin rides Zipp wheels, bars, stems and seatposts and SRAM components.

Hometown: Santa Cruz, Calif.

Twitter: @McTubbbin

Team website: calgiant.com/cycling