|Hometown:||Cape Town, South Africa|
2018-19 Season (Sophomore) - Sparks competed in five events during his sophomore mountain bike season...Was part of a third-place relay team, finished 20th in the A short track event, took 12th in the B dual slalom event and finished 12th in the A cross-country event at King University (Tenn.) (Sept. 1-2)...Finished 17th in the A cross-country event and also finished seventh in the A short track event at Brevard (Sept. 8-9)...Took fifth in both the A cross-country event and the A short track event at the High Country Collegiate MTB Challenge (Sept. 22-23)...Finished sixth in the A cross-country event at Union College (Sept. 29-30)...Took 22nd in the short track event and was also part of a sixth-place relay team at Collegiate MTB Nationals (Oct. 19-21)...Sparks also participated in three cyclocross races as a sophomore...Finished fifth in the A race at King University (Tenn.) (Nov. 10)...Led the men with a fifth-place finish at the SECCC Cyclocross Championships at Warren Wilson (Dec. 1)...Finished 16th in the men's race while also being part of a sixth-place relay team at Collegiate Cyclocross Nationals (Dec. 13-15)...Also participated in one road race event as a sophomore...Finished 23rd in the A road race at the SEECCC Road Championships (Apr. 6-7).