Slopestyle rider Sam Dueck has joined the 2010 Norco Factory Team, coming off one of his best seasons in 2009.
"We realised that he had great potential early on, then with his results in Goat Style and Crankworx Colorado we knew we needed to offer him something that would let his career grow," Norco's Dustan Sept told BikeRadar Thursday.
Dueck's 2009 results include a 5th place at Crankworx Colorado, and 2nd at Goat Style in Creston, British Columbia. Dueck has chosen a Norco 4Hun and an Empire SE to compete at an elite level in 2010.
One of Dueck's two Norco rides for 2010, the Empire SE
"He's a great kid, an awe-inspiring rider and will be an important part of the 2010 Norco Factory Team," Sept added.