Thanks to Myles McCorry of Bike Pure for these great pics from the 2009Ã‚Â UCI Cyclocross World Championships this past weekend. Ã‚Â Shown above is a first-lap crash. Ã‚Â Read “more” for some other great pics of racing action, winners and podium girls…
Albert Niels (Belgium) takes a corner tight and ends up winning the Men’s Elite category…
…and gets a kiss from his mum to celebrate.
Katie Compton podiums with 3rd place for USA in the cold weather…
…while the sun apparently directed its energy to the other girls on the podium.
Caroline Mani (France) finished 5th in the Women’s category.
Gesa Bruchmann started with the number 3 plate, but was an early crash victim and didn’t finish.
Daniel Summerhill (USA) finished 32nd in the U23 category.
This is what it’s like to be part of the media…glamorous, no?
Men’s Elite Start.
Nicolas Keough (USA) took 39th in the Men’s U23 category.