Video: Bpost Bank Trofee Loenhout Azencross Race, Full Men’s Race, Women, U23 and Junior Highlights

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Screenshot: 2013 bpost Bank Trofee Loenhout Azencross video.

Screenshot: 2013 bpost Bank Trofee Loenhout Azencross video.

Sven Nys had a year to forget his awful 2012 GVA Trofee series Azencross race in Loenhout, but his spectacular crash combined with his infamous chasing down a heckler gave him plenty of motivation to sweep that race under the rug by winning the race for the sixth time.

While the track was more technical and muddy than yesterday’s World Cup in Zolder [See the full Zolder 2013 report, last lap race video], would it be enough to improve upon his disappointing sixth place less than 24 hours prior? Nys was already wondering aloud if the UCI’s desire for faster courses was stacking the odds against him, and removing the spectacle from the racing that fans crave.

In the women’s race, watch hints the back-and-forth battle between American National Champion Katie Compton and 2013 World Champion Marianne Vos. Will this be Compton’s year?

See the the full men’s race video from Loenhout below, with Junior, U23 and Women’s highlights, or the men’s two minute highlight video at the bottom. Some highlights include Compton attacking Vos at 5:15, Styby airing it out over a hill at 31:59, and the famous rollers of Azencross at 34:00.

2013 bpost Bank Trofee Loenhout Azencross Race Video, Full Men’s Race, Junior, U23 and Women’s Highlights:

 

2013 bpost Bank Trofee Loenhout Azencross Men’s Highlights:

 

 

 

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5 comments
Clayton Plummer
Clayton Plummer

That's so cool. Whoop-de-doos would be so much fun in a 'cross race!!

Tom Jones
Tom Jones

Cool, a whoop section. I'd say to just shift your weight back, stay on the gas and skim across the tops. But, something tells me it's not as easy to do that on a cyclocross bike as it is on a 450 MXer...

Josh Boggs
Josh Boggs

I bet Logan Owen destroyed that section.

Shannon Lister
Shannon Lister

love the pump track .. Guy Frail.. can you ask your dad if he is good to get the excavator out at Cyclocross Newcastle HQ ???

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