What happens when you combine rain, mud, and stairs? Besancon that’s what. The course was made all the more tricky with melting snow that made for mud that was extra thick and slippery.

Even the best had trouble maneuvering through the mud, as fans saw on an epic final lap of the Elite Men’s race.

Enjoy over 5 minutes of highlights of the 2021 Besancon Cyclocross World Cup provided by UCI:

UCI World Cup Cyclocross 2021-2022 Current Standing - Elite Men

1ISERBYT Eli2854030402540304040
2AERTS Toon2062022224025222530
3VAN DER HAAR Lars17522123030204021-
4HERMANS Quinten17525402121212522-
5VANTHOURENHOUT Michael173302525203021-22

Check out the full race results of the 2021 Besancon Cyclocross World Cup Elite Men.

Stay tune for highlights from the women’s race.