The Cyclo-Cross Podcast – Sunday

Feb 04, 07:56 PM

Sunday | Our mini series from the cyclo-cross World Championships concludes with coverage of the men’s elite race from Valkenburg.

Lionel Birnie is joined by cyclo-cross experts Renaat Schotte and Balint Hamvas to discuss Wout Van Aert’s third consecutive title, and a victory that, while not a surprise, had not been expected.

We discuss what went so right for Van Aert and what went so wrong for Mathieu Van der Poel, the home favourite who looked at one stage to be slipping outside the medal positions.

We also talk to Brook Watts, the man who founded Cross Vegas in Las Vegas about what makes the perfect cyclo-cross course and the differences between the sport in Europe and on the other side of the Atlantic.

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