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20 Races In And Wyman Is Just Getting Started

November 13, 2017

Wyman is on a tear this year. She’s topping podiums, doubling down on wins and in some cases, quadrupling — she recently battled it out with the legend Katie Compton to take her 4th Koppenberg win (more on that here from CX Magazine).

Now as she heads home for a break after the European Championships and a few more wins, she has had time to reflect on her first block of racing and what’s up next for the  second phase of the season.

Check out her win in Elorrio Spain below!


“It’s been really good for body and mind to spend some time at home after 9 weeks away with an intense racing block of 19 races.  Race 20 was my first ever race in Spain, and I’m really happy to have taken the win.  Some very strong Spanish riders who perform well at World Cups, as well as two of the best young Dutch riders made it a good race, but I’m happy that in the mud I was able come out on top.  Next up for me a trip to Denmark for the new World Cup, followed by Germany and Belgium.  An action packed few weeks await.”

WHAT’S NEXT FOR WYMAN: 

19 Nov – Bogense World Cup – Denmark
25 Nov – Zeven World Cup – Germany
16 Nov – Hamme DVV Trophy – Belgium
6 Dec – Manlleu – Spain
9 Dec – Essen DVV Trophy – Belgium
10 Dec – Overijse – Belgium
16 Dec – Anterwerp DVV – Belgium
17 Dec – Namur World Cup – Belgium
20 Dec – Sint Niklaas – Belgium
26 Dec – Zolder World Cup – Belgium
28 Dec – Loenhout DVV Trophy – Belgium
29 Dec – Bredene – Belgium

 

BEYOND THE BIKE:

More than anything Wyman is dedicated to being a role model for younger cyclists, especially women. With her seat on the UCI-commission for cyclocross she has played a huge role in the fight for equal rights and pay between men and women in cyclocross.

“When people look back on my career, I hope they remember me as a good cyclist. But first of all I want to be remembered as someone who meant something to the sport.” – Helen Wyman

Read more about Wyman and her fight for equality in racing.