Spicer, MN - U.S. Cross-Country Racing (USXC) has named Tom
Clement its media relations coordinator for the 2013-14 season. Clement brings
a diverse background of experience to the position and will assume a variety of
responsibilities throughout the season.
Clement is a native of Grand
Forks, ND, and
currently teaches in the Department of Entrepreneurship at the University of
North Dakota. He spent six years in the powersports business as a dealer and
has been a contributing columnist to American Snowmobiler Magazine and its website
since 2005. An avid snowmobile and motorcycle enthusiast, Clement has several
years of cross country snowmobile race experience as well as thousands of miles
of recreational riding under his belt.
Clement's responsibilities as USXC Racing's media relations coordinator
include pre- and post-race media promotion for each event, coordinating viral
race highlight videos and working with social media outlets like Facebook.
Brian Nelson, former champion cross country racer and USXC owner, hopes to
continue improving and refining communication efforts with major newspapers and
media outlets, especially in areas where USXC stages racing events. "I am very
pleased someone with Tom's experience is available to work with us," commented
Nelson. "With Tom's help, we can grow the circuit and make it the premier
snowmobile race venue in the country."
Clement sees his new position as another opportunity to
pursue his passion and stay connected to the powersports industry. "Anyone that
knows me knows I love snowmobiles and I love cross country racing. I believe
it's the purest, most realistic form of snowmobile racing around," Clement
said. "When Brian offered me this opportunity, I couldn't wait to get started
and the chance to work with such an accomplished racer like Brian made it even
USXC (United States X-Country) Racing is entering its second
season and holds such events as the Gerald
Lake 200, the Park Rapids 100 and the
legendary Seven Clans Casino I-500 near Thief
River Falls, MN. Weather permitting, fans and racers can
expect about eight cross country race events each season in a variety of locations
and terrain conditions. Watch for exciting announcements on upcoming events
currently in the works.