Tag Archives: sven nys
Posted on 19. Sep, 2013 by lyne.
Cyclocross World Champion Sven Nys put on a clinic to claim the win at the CLIF Bar Cross Vegas to the delight of the cheering crowd lining the course at the Desert Breeze Complex. Katerina Nash easily won the elite women’s race to become the only race to win the even three times. Nys Flies […]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2011 by lyne.
“Stybar was too strong.” The always pro king of cross Sven Nys summed it up perfectly after the Cyclocross World Championships where he finished second to defending champion Zdenek Stybar. The duel came to take place Stybar vs Nys, Czech vs Belgian, 25-year old vs 34-year old. The two marked each other from the first […]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Belgian Champion Niels Albert (BKCP Powerplus) is on a tear at the World Championships approach, he took the win in the final race and the overall World Cup Series. The Hoogerheide course has been good to Albert. “I was world champion here in 2009, last year I won my last race here in the World […]
Posted on 07. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Standing in the mud, I wait, watching riders pre-ride the course in Tervuren. Then he appears, covered in mud. I ask now? He smiles and says give me 5 minutes. I wait and then the tap on the window, the wave to come in. Two hours before the start of the men’s race, I make […]
Posted on 02. Jan, 2011 by lyne.
Wow, what a race or more precisely what a duel at the Grote Prijs Sven Nys in Baal. It might even be called epic. The tough course was a combination of deep mud and very cold water making the descents even more treacherous and the climbs even more leg sapping. See Photo Gallery The race […]
Posted on 31. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
Shit happens alright and it seems to be happening a lot for 7-time and reigning Belgian Champion Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet). It happened at the GVA Azencross in Loenhout. On the final lap just as he was getting ready for his sprint against Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus), the Cannibal (as he is called in the Belgian press) […]
Posted on 30. Dec, 2010 by lyne.
A case of deja-vu all over again in the men’s race at the GVA Azencross. The huge crowd was massed all over the course, sometimes five deep in not more, to watch the battle. With the Belgian Championships coming up the crowd was watching for a duel between Niels Albert (BKCP-Powerplus) and Sven Nys (Landbouwkrediet). […]