Video: Junior Men’s Race, 2013 Heusden-Zolder World Cup

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The Junior men’s race at the 2013 Heusden-Zolder Cyclocross World Cup had no less than eight Americans take the start at the Formula 1 race track, and like Formula 1 racers, they exploded off the line in the race for the holeshot before the first hairpin turn.

The first Junior to hit that turn? An American.

Garret Gerchar leads fellow American Cooper Willsey at the 2013

Garret Gerchar leads fellow American Cooper Willsey at the 2013

Cyclocross Magazine makes out the American holeshot winner to be Cooper Willsey, ranked eighth in UCI rankings. Willsey enjoyed a great starting position and used that to his advantage to catapult himself into the lead, albeit briefly.

Czech Republic’s Adam Toupalik took an impressive win over World Cup leader Yannick Peeters. See the full 2013 Zolder U23 and Junior Men results here.

A spectator grabbed eight minutes of good footage of the front of the Junior race, and we have those highlights below. Watch the impressive start and the contenders in the Junior men’s race from a spectator’s perspective in this video.

[See also: Diary entries from the 2013 EuroCrossCamp attendees]

Video: 2013 Heusden-Zolder World Cup, Junior Men’s race:



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Tim Gerchar
Tim Gerchar

Hey Garrett F. Gerchar you look pretty focused

Petr Cirkl
Petr Cirkl

video pro přátele Ťoupalíka ze Zolderu ...

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