Cyclocross, the incredible images of the riders in the quicksand – Corriere.it

If the Covid outbreaks that are inflaming West Flanders remain under control, on January 31st in Ostend (Belgium) the world championship of one of the toughest and most spectacular cycling disciplines, the cross, will be held, with the challenge between two divinities. of the specialty but also of the road races: Wout Van Aert and Mathieu Van Der Poel. On the Sunday before the test there were many national championships. The Polish one, set up in Włoszakowice, a small rural village not far from the German border, will go down in history due to the extreme conditions of the track: the cross is the discipline of mud, but here the competitors have ventured into quicksand rather than mud. The professional Marek Kova won.

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