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Elite-level racing at last weekend’s Trek CX Cup kicked off with a special event in the Helen100 Junior Women’s race with payouts equal to those given to the Junior Men’s UCI category.

Twenty-five women lined up for the chance to race against their peers and put on a show for Helen herself, Helen Wyman.

One young woman who is quickly gaining a rep for putting on a show is Texas’ Bridget Tooley (Easton – Giant p/b Transitions LifeCare). Tooley has already drawn some 👀 for her videos popping nose wheelies and hopping 40cm barriers.

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These are 40 cm barriers! @ellenlikesbikes… #bunnyhopthepatriarchy. I jumped the barriers last year at two UCI races, Resolution 'Cross Cup and @rutsnguts. I'm hoping to keep my UCI bunnyhopping streak alive at @jinglecross and at @trekcxcup and #helen100. Hey @cxhairs, how 'bout a bunnyhopping heat check? @cxmagazine, how 'bout a @pinkbike-like section for featuring rider edits? This is an exciting sport. Let's amp it up to 11. . . . . . @Giantbicycles @giantbicyclecanada @garneau @eastoncycling @tlccycling @cyclesmartinc @teamisocentric @stillwatermedicalcenter @100percent_bike @actionsportscanopies @orangesealed @aspencoffeefs @crankbrothers @sdgcomponents @kmcchain @vittoriatires @feedbacksports @allstate @tnr_tape @robertaxleproject #crossisboss #ridelikeagirl #womenscycling #cyclocross #cycling #cx #bikelove #cyclinglife #crossiscoming #crossishere #cyclingpics #🚲 #cx #cyclingphotos #barrierhop #bunnyhop #sendit #bunnyhopping #skills #skillz #bikeskills #cxiscoming #cxishere #bikeedit #bikeedits #bunnyhops

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Tooley brought her air show to Waterloo, hopping the barriers and getting a solo gap to take the win.

Bridget Tooley brought her air show to Trek on Friday. 2019 Helen100 Junior Women's Race, Trek CX Cup. © Z. Schuster / Cyclocross Magazine

Bridget Tooley brought her air show to Trek on Friday. 2019 Helen100 Junior Women’s Race, Trek CX Cup. © Z. Schuster / Cyclocross Magazine

We chatted with Tooley after the race and also asked the eponymous Helen Wyman about the Helen 100 race. You can listen to the interviews below.

Interview: Bridget Tooley, 2019 Trek CX Cup Helen100 Winner

Interview: Helen Wyman, 2019 Trek CX Cup Helen100