CX Tønsberg

Awesome day today, except my result then. A bit cold with just some degrees over 0 Celsius but good when it’s not a single cloud in the sky. The cyclingclub here had made a good course, was much more CX then last year.

My race isn’t so much to speak about but satisfied and got good training. Average heart rate at 177 and a max at 190. Missed the TWO crashes in the start and tried not to blow the first lap so got past by two riders. Was chasing one and when he had problems with the barriers I attacked, or tried too. It worked but far up to the podium. Don’t know which place I got, will write it later.

Women elite was like last year but without Lisa Ström, Emma Johansson dominated even crashing once and complained on the barriers that she thought was to high. Fun that she raced and took the first Swedish win for the day.

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Then men elite ended the raceday with less spectators then last year, were was Boasson Hagen? Lars Petter Nordhaug as Norwegian hope and Magnus Darvell as the Swedish. Magnus attacked from the start and after a minute it was him and Nordhaug. They sat the pace for the race until Magnus attacked after a couple of laps and showed the Norwegians how to ride CX. Won big time with Nordhaug second. Third a lonely chasing Truls Engen Korseth. Fourth an awesome Jesper Larsson that attacked from the fifth Rune Høydahl.
Winner photo:

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And the podium:

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So the two unofficial Norwegian champions are from Sweden 🙂