Take a look at many of the American riders on course at this past weekend’s World Cup in Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. The images were taken by Bart Hazen.
The final round of the World Cup was yesterday at Hoogerheide, The Netherlands. With changes to the course and muddy conditions, it was sure to be a challenge for those racers that toed the start line and Bart Hazen was on hand to capture all the action.
Enjoy these images from Bart Hazen of the American riders in the Elite Women’s and Elite Men’s races at last weekend’s Namur World cup. The American Elite Women’s contingent was led by Katie Compton while in the Elite Men’s field, Stephen Hyde was the best American rider.
“Namur is exactly what cross should be, a hard technical course with fierce competition.” And that’s what was on display for the U23 men yesterday as shown in these photos from Bart Hazen of the American racers at Namur.
In what looked to be by our measure the muddiest race of the season, Helen Wyman (Kona Factory) capitalized on her mud riding and running abilities, and took the win over fellow Brit Nikki Harris (Young Telenet-Fidea).
Sanne Cant proved that her strong start to the 2015 season is no fluke, adding another win to her already-strong season and easily distancing her Elite Women’s rivals at the 2015 Koksijde World Cup.
History was made this Sunday on the dunes of Koksijde as Sven Nys proved that experience can triumph over youth. Nys earned his 50th Elite World Cup victory in a battle with Wout van Aert—19 years his junior—that was nothing short of riveting.
The second round of the BPost Bank Trofee series took racers to the famed 22% Tour of Flanders climb, the Koppenberg. CXM contributor Bart Hazen was on hand to capture all the action.
Wout van Aert proved that he is nearly unbeatable, riding to a minute-plus victory at Superprestige Zonhoven, while Sanne Cant capitalized on late-race bobble by Nikki Harris to net her second Superprestige Victory.
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