Cyclocross Magazine’s Christine Vardaros spoke with 2016 U23 Women’s Cyclocross World Championship bronze medalist Maud Kaptheijns of The Netherlands at last Wednesday’s 2016 Parkcross Maledgem race where she finished fifth in the Elite Women’s race.

Kaptheijns spoke with us about the historic U23 Women’s race at Worlds:

On the first-ever U23 Women’s World Championship, she said:

It was really special to be on the podium.

When asked about her medal, she noted:

It’s in the living room. I see it every day!

See the full interview above and see the full 2016 Parkcross Maldegem results, which includes seven North Americans, here.