All the top women were on the start line at the Hoogerheide UCI Cyclocross World Cup, the final tune-up race before the 2019 World Championships in Bogense.
We were on the ground with Bart Hazen to capture the epic, muddy day in Hoogerheide, the Netherlands.
Course conditions and new features offered tough challenges for the Elite Women.
Lucinda Brand put everyone on notice that she's in fine form heading into Worlds, while Katie Compton escaped asthma and Marianne Vos to take second, while U.S. U23 National Champion Clara Honsinger took second on the day in the women's U23 race.
See our full photo gallery below.