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Behind THE Barriers Episode 16

Posted on 01. Feb, 2012 by .

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Jeremy Powers has had some unfinished business with the U.S. Cyclocross National Championships throughout his career. He’s been as close as you can get without taking the win. Behind the Barriers Episode 16 takes us to Madison, Wisconsin to witness his victory at the 2012 Cyclocross National Championships

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Final Notes On Cross Worlds

Posted on 31. Jan, 2012 by .

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Insanity. Chaos. A sea of people. Beer. Frites. Color. Sand. Elbows. The Cyclocross World Championships were all that and more. That’s what happens when you pack 53,000 people in a small area, with lots of beer tents and cyclocross racing in West Flanders, Belgium. You think you’re prepared after attending World Cup races in Belgium and even the World Championships in Germany, but Koksijde took it to a whole other level – for the racers and for the media. Here are some of the obstacles that we had to overcome.

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Johnson – “it’s a whole different ballgame”

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by .

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Most of the Americans and most other riders in the field were out-gunned on the specialist course in the elite men’s ace at the Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium. Only one rider, Ryan Trebon, finished in the top 20. Surprising outcome after better results this year at World Cups, or were they?

“That’s not unexpected.” veteran Tim Johnson…

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Top 20 For Trebon At Cross Worlds

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by .

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On a tough course in Koksijde, Belgium, only one American, Ryan Trebon, survived the blazing speed to finish on the same lap as the winner of the Cyclocross World Championships. He finished in 18th place.

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Tough Day For Compton At Cross Worlds

Posted on 30. Jan, 2012 by .

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Tough day for one of the pre-race favorites, Katie Compton at the Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium on Sunday. The goal was the rainbow stripes for the American who has come so very close in the past but she had to settle for fifth place.

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Albert Leads Belgian Crush At Cross Worlds

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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In front of a record crowd, 53,000 fans, the Belgians crushed the Elite Men’s race at the Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde on Sunday when they took the first seven spots at the finish. At the front, with his second rainbow jersey of his career was Niels Albert who led from start to finish.

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Photos – Men Cyclocross Worlds

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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Photo gallery of the Elite men’s race at the Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium

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Photos – Women Cyclocross Worlds

Posted on 29. Jan, 2012 by .

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Photo gallery of the women’s race at the Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium

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McDonald Chases Back To 12th At U23 Cross Worlds

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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While three riders at the front of the race were locked in a battle for the rainbow stripes, American Zach McDonald was also in a battle, one against time. After a bad start, McDonald put in an amazing surge to move up from the mid 30s in the field to ultimately cross the line in 12th place at the U23 Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium on Saturday afternoon.

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Van der Haar Repeats As U23 Cross World Champion

Posted on 28. Jan, 2012 by .

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The Belgian media was impatiently waiting for one man at the post-race press conference for the u23 Men’s Cyclocross World Championships in Koksijde, Belgium. And it wasn’t the World Champion Lars van der Haar of the Netherlands that they were waiting for. That man was second place Wietse Bosmans who let the opportunity of a lifetime crumble away on the final lap when he didn’t attack when his rival bobbled on a sandy climb.

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