Tag Archives: eurocrosscamp

Dillman Surprised Himself In Belgium

Posted on 04. Jan, 2011 by .

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“I’m surprised. I’m just so excited, I couldn’t be happier, if go to Worlds or if I don’t go to Worlds I’m still happy.” said a muddy but happy Drew Dillman (Red Zone Cycling) after the Grote Prijs Sven Nys on January 1st. In one of the toughest races in extremely difficult conditions that included [...]

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Having Fun At EuroCrossCamp

Posted on 23. Dec, 2010 by .

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With a planned race canceled the day prior, EuroCrossCamp director Geoff Proctor decided to hold a training race on Wednesday for his riders and a visiting Ryan Trebon. At stake were a day off from chores at the house, a signed Sven Nys poster and more importantly bragging rights. “They need some sort of effort [...]

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An eye-opening experience for Joseph Schmalz

Posted on 14. Jan, 2010 by .

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For 19-year old Joseph Schmalz, racing cross in Europe was “definitely the hardest racing I’ve ever done, the most challenging”. He came back richer from the experience having pushed himself and his skills to compete with the top riders. “That was definitely an eye-opener, it was tough it was really really tough.” The KCCX/Verge rider [...]

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Chris Wallace – ready to race aggressively

Posted on 28. Dec, 2009 by .

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“Just to be prepared to do almost anything.” is the advice that Chris Wallace gave his KCCX/Verge teammate Joseph Schmalz to get him ready for his first racing experience in Europe. The 17-year old continued, “In a race, be prepared to throw elbows, to do some pushing and stuff like that. Don’t be afraid to [...]

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Building skills at EuroCrossCamp

Posted on 26. Dec, 2009 by .

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Discipline. Sportsmanship. Integrity. Leadership. Every day Director Geoff Proctor focuses on a character skill for the eighteen riders at the EuroCrossCamp house in Belgium. “Are you disciplined enough to be able to get your engine started before a race? Are you disciplined in how you eat? Are you disciplined in how you stick to your [...]

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Joseph Schmalz – leaping into the unknown

Posted on 22. Dec, 2009 by .

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“Why can’t I?” That’s the question that Joseph Schmalz asked himself last year when his KCCX/Verge teammate Chris Wallace went to EuroCrossCamp. The 19-year old made it happen. Along with his two bikes, three sets of wheels and warm clothes, he made his way to Belgium to race for the first time in Europe as [...]

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News update: radio ban, Team Kenda women, eurocrosscamp

Posted on 29. Nov, 2009 by .

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Time for a quick Sunday news update. UCI expands radio ban to UCI *.2 races. Radioshack & Kenda women rosters. New sponsor for Garmin. Euro Cross Camp selection.

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