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Opening season 2019-2020

Week 1, China and the Quinsen Trophy. Yannick Peeters and Joyce Vanderbeken took the win to start the season. It was also the season opener in USA with Roanoke (C2). Caroline Mani took the win on Sunday to back up a 2nd place on Saturday. Sunny Gilbert also took a Saturday podium.

Week 2 and it was more success in the USA as Maghalie Rochette took the win both Saturday and Sunday. Clara Honsinger took 2nd both days for team S&M. Both riders now head to Iowa City for this weekends opening World Cup.

Photo Credit: Bruce Buckley

The European season also opened on Sunday with Eeklo. Thibau Nys took 2nd in the Junior race in a race long battle for the win. Anna Kay put herself firmly in the spotlight with a strong 3rd place in the Elite Women’s race.