Every race at Sunday’s 2016 Koksijde World Cup has been cancelled due to high winds.

Wind gusts over 50mph hit the sand dunes of Koksijde, disrupting the course and making for unsafe conditions for racers and fans.

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Current weather in Koksijde:

Hundreds of racers, including 14 Americans, made the trip to contest World Cup points. However, after a meeting and press conference the UCI pulled the plug:

Racer Reactions to the Cancellation News:

Riders were naturally disappointed by the news, and most were supportive of the decision, although reactions varied:

Wout van Aert and Mathieu van der Poel battle at almost everything including opinions on the cancellation:

While Mathieu van der Poel’s brother seemed to agree:

The Americans mostly took it in stride, remembering Austin:

and Dutch racer Christine Majerus was supportive:

Stay tuned as we bring you more of this developing story