Cycling News

Rochette and White secure 2023 USCX titles – North American Roundup

CRANSMONTANA SWITZERLAND  MAY 19 Davide Formolo of Italy and UAE Team Emirates crosses the finish line during the 106th Giro dItalia 2023 Stage 13 a 75km stage from Le Chable to CransMontana  Valais 1456m  Stage shortened due to the adverse weather conditions  UCIWT  on May 19 2023 in CransMontana Switzerland Photo by Stuart FranklinGetty Images

Canadian Maghalie Rochette (Canyon Collective) and USA’s Curtis White (Steve Tilford Foundation Racing) won the 2023 elite titles in the US Cyclocross Series (USCX) with convincing victories on the final weekend in Falmouth, Massachusetts. The pair earned equal shares of the $15,000 prize purse, which was on offer for a second time in the third year of the series.

Rochette rocketed into the lead of the elite women’s division by winning the first two races at Virginia’s Blue Ridge Go Cross in mid September, and never let up, sweeping all eight events. Defending USCX champion Caroline Mani (Groove Off-road Racing) had a steady string of five runner-up finishes and a third place at Charm City Cross to secure second place overall. Sidney McGill (Cervélo Orange Living) also collected six podiums, four of them third places, and finished third overall, seven points short of overtaking Mani. Lauren Zoerner of Groove Off-road finished fourth and Raylyn Nuss (Steve Tilford Foundation Racing) fifth.

Click Here to Read the Full Original Article at CyclingNews RSS Feed…