By Luke Seemann | Apr 04, 2008

The 2008 Gary Fisher 29er Crew selected Alex Grohman from XXX Racing-AthletiCo Juniors Development Program to represent its 29er Crew in Chicago. Alex Grohman is a 17-year-old Junior at Mt. Carmel High School on Chicago's South Side. imageMountain biking is one of his favorites among a roster of sports that he participates in at school. Alex also plays in a band, is vice president of the French Club and is an active volunteer and member of The Invisible Children, a non-profitorganization helping children in Uganda. You can read about Alex's experience representing the Gary Fisher 29er Crew at He will be holding some highly regarded company, such as the reigning Elite champs of the WORS series, the same series that Gary Fisher sponsors. He will be racing on a Gary Fisher 29er Paragon this season as a 29er Crew participant. "I am truly thankful to Sean Palmer at Johnny Sprockets for informing me about this opportunity," Alex says, "and to Marc Bonnie and Travis Ott for accepting me onto this team, as well as many members of XXX Racing-AthletiCo and my mother for supporting me throughout my cycling career!"