This is all you need to know from the world of women’s cycling to get your week started:
– Cross-Country World Champion Kate Courtney is leaving the Specialized Racing Team to head to Scott-SRAM.
– The Women’s Tour Down Under commences this Wednesday 10th January, and it will be the second year running that equal prize money is being offered to the female peloton.
Each week, we’ll summarise the latest and most important results right here, to give you an overview of what’s been happening in women’s cycling.
– Sarah Gigante claimed gold in both the U23 and Elite Australian Championships road races, while Rebecca Wiasak successfully defended her Criterium title.
– Georgia Christie became the U23 New Zealand road race champion, while Holly Edmondston won the Elite category. Georgia Williams took the honours in the time trial, with Jenna Merrick claiming the U23 time trial title.
– Valentina Scandolara won the overall classification at the Lexus Blackburn Bay Cycling Classic in Australia.
– Christine Majerus rode to first place at Cyclocross La Mézière.
– Ceylin del Carmen Alvarado notched up her first elite victory in Belgium at DVV Verzekeringen Trofee – Brussels Universities Cyclocross.
– Jolanda Neff took out the GP Sven Nys ahead of Sanne Cant and Nikki Brammeier.
– In Leah Kirchmann’s inaugural blog for us, find out five reasons why you should go to Tucson for training
– In our latest blog by Christine Majerus, find out how women’s cyclocross stepped up to save Christmas.
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Voxwomen announcements and events
Be the first to know about exciting upcoming events. We’ll make sure to keep you in the loop about all our announcements right here in your Monday Briefing.
– Don’t miss your chance to be part of the “Voxwomen Big Week Off,” seven action-packed days of social riding, along with nutritional advice and yoga sessions, in the beautiful Spanish countryside from October 13th to 20th, all provided by Rocacorba Cycling. Limited places are available to purchase now from the Voxwomen Online Store.
This week in cycling history…
On 31st December 1938, the British long-distance cyclist Billie Fleming set the record for the most miles cycled in a single year: 29,603. This record stood untouched until 2015.
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