France’s Junior National Champion Laura Perry has impressed at the 2015 Qiansen Trophy UCI C1 cyclocross races, grabbing holeshots and fighting for podiums against much more experienced racers.

Perry has a shot to contend for the new Women’s Youth title at the 2016 Cyclocross World Championships, and Cyclocross Magazine’s Andrew Reimann chatted with the rising star before the first day of racing in the video above (with some kind translation by Steve Chainel).