2021 and 2019 Jingle Cross World Cup winner Eli Iserbyt now has a time-tested recipe for turning up the heat, cooking his competitors and remaining cool under pressure.

In the process, he served up an entertaining course for fans and racers on how to execute a plan for victory.

After his win, Cyclocross Magazine’s Brandon Grant caught up with the World Cup leader to chat about the win, getting aero, avoiding jet lag and his dreaded December dip.

See the interview below. Get the full story, photos, video highlights and results from the Iowa City World Cup Elite Men’s race here.

Stay tuned for more interviews. See all our coverage from Iowa City’s Jingle Cross here.

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